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[glas] Re: Welcome to the "glas" mailing list

From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-10 09:53:46

glas-request_at_[hidden] wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have been discussing this 'Generic Linear Algebra Software' (GLAS)
> library project with each of you individually in the past. Now Andrew
> Lumsdaine of Indiana University has been so kind to be willing to
> host a mailinglist (ml). This ml enables us to continue the
> discussion with the whole group of current partners.
> As for the policy of the ml : currently subscribers to the ml need to
> be 'approved' by the administrator (which is me) to enforce some kind
> of by-invitation-only policy. And the members-list is only visible to
> the members. I have chosen these initial settings because it might be
> best to start this project with a group of core members to keep this
> new project focused although the idea of the project is also to
> provide an open-source reference implementation (So these settings
> are always open for discussion and might be changed after consensus)

My position is that if this is going to be hosted at, it
should be open to members of the Boost community and announced on the
main Boost list. If it's going to be private, some other domain should
be used.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting