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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-06-29 10:49:42

Vinnie Falco wrote:

> My point is that the technical discussions (including the formal reviews)
> on the mailing list are a wonderful resource that casual observers have no
> way to see because it is locked up behind a mailing list. Boost can't
> leverage these discussions by linking to them in a news feed, highlighting
> popular discussions, attaching flair based on their participation, and so
> on and so forth. Imagine if StackOverflow was a mailing list instead.

The purpose of this mailing list is to coordinate and aid Boost development,
not to be Stack Overflow. This is not something unique to Boost; most open
source projects use mailing lists for that. If you want Stack Overflow, you
know where to find it.

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