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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-12-02 15:19:32

Artyom Beilis wrote:
> The nowide library was reviewed and accepted into Boost almost 3 years
> ago.
> I implemented most of fixes required under Review Fixed branch
> Unfortunately I don't have any capacity to do maintenance for it on all
> various platforms: MSVC, mingw. cygwin etc mostly because virtually I
> don't develop on Windows and any time I need to go there I need to figure
> it out from the beginning (installations, environment, msvc) and I don't
> even have windows machine in my hands (all done in VM)
> I realized that I'm not windows developer any more and it would be
> impossible for me to complete the mission of maintaining the code mostly
> due to personal reasons and lack of development resources.
> I deeply regret wasting the time and effort of so many boost developers
> who invested to review. I understand that it is highly desired library but
> I just can get the job done
> I seek for your advice. Do I need to seek for an another maintainer or
> withdraw the library entirely?

Hi Artyom,

I think that it would be a net win for the community if we release the
library, so as a first step, you can transfer the repository to me (pdimov),
I'll move it to boostorg, and we'll take it from there.

The 'reviewfixes' branch isn't merged yet, I gather?

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