From: Glen Fernandes (glen.fernandes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2021-05-06 19:28:19
On Thu, May 6, 2021 at 3:23 PM RenÃ© Ferdinand Rivera Morell
> On Thu, May 6, 2021 at 12:26 PM Glen Fernandes via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Rene wrote:
>> > It's now been at least a year since Boost switched from the Software
>> Freedom Conservancy to the Boost Foundation for its governance
>> 13:14 <glenfe> @grafikrobot The Software Freedom Conservancy never
>> governed the Boost C++ Libraries, nor did the Boost Steering
>> committee, nor does the Boost Foundation. Only the Boost community
>> does that.
>> 13:15 <grafikrobot> Hopefully you'll clarify that on the dev list.
>> i.e. The "Boost Steering Committee" became "Boost Foundation".
>>  https://sites.google.com/a/boost.org/steering/home
>>  https://sites.google.com/a/boost.org/steering/boost-foundation
>> It still deals with the C++Now conference, providing the mailing
>> lists, hosting, etc. But any decision making and governance of the
>> Boost libraries is still the domain of the Boost community (i.e. you,
>> me, and the other Boost library authors and maintainers).
> How does that reconcile with the statement of purpose on the web site:
> The role of the Board is to be able to commit the organization to specific action either where funds are required or where consensus cannot be reached, but a decision must be made.
> That, at minimum, implies some form of control and hence governance.
It's probably like the "Boost is moving to CMake" statement, but I
can't remember how much control and governance that carried...
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