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From: Hadriel Kaplan (hadrielk_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-10-05 17:58:42

> On Oct 5, 2020, at 1:38 PM, Mateusz Loskot via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> should have its own forum, instead of mailing lists. And
>> when there is a formal review, the wizards create a subforum
>> specifically for the review. Thus all posts and discussion relevant to
>> the review will be categorized / organized into one subforum which
>> after 3 months is then moved from "Recent Reviews" to "Archived
>> Reviews" where they become available and viewable in perpetuity.
> We have been incapable of pushing the idea of paying for
> CI services forward for year+, where money is no issue, I hear,
> that would impose zero maintenance cost on Boost folks.
> And, you are proposing to set up a new piece of infrastructure,
> with accounts, security, that will also require moderation, etc.
> Although I really like the idea, I can't see it feasible.

Just thinking out of the box, and this may be a horrible idea, but… what if you created a new `boostorg-proposed` account on GitHub, where every proposed library gets moved into as a separate repo, before their review starts.

Then each individual review can be a GitHub issue for that, and comments to each review can be comments inside that review-issue.

People can then subscribe or not to the specific proposal repos for issues and changes.

And the reviews and their comments live in perpetuity (or as long as GitHub does I suppose).

If the proposal is accepted, then the repo is copied/cloned into `boostorg` as it is today, and a link is added to the pointing to that library's proposal repo for finding reviews and their comments.

The “infrastructure” aspect is then already in-place.


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