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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [winrt support] Adding Windows 8 store/phone support to msvc toolset
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-05-21 07:45:55

On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 7:26 PM, stgates <stgates_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Hi,
> It's been almost three weeks since I submitted a pull request and I haven't
> received any comments or feedback. Is there a timeframe that I should
> expect
> before anyone will have a chance to take a look?

That question was discussed last week at C++Now, and we now have official
policies on pull request responsiveness and some related areas. It will
take some time for our written procedures to reflect the new policies, but
here is an informal summary:

* The steering committee has authorized the Community Maintenance Team
(CMT) to set a reasonable time for responsiveness to pull requests (and
eventually other forms of formal support requests). For now, more than
three weeks is too long to go without some form of response.

* When a submitter doesn't get a response in a reasonable time, they should
post details with links to the CMT mailing list. See

* The CMT now been granted authority to apply pull requests to any library
when the regular maintainer isn't responding or wants to delegate
responsibility for particular pull requests. There will obviously have to
be procedures put in place to specify how this process works, so please
expect rough edges as details get worked out.

* In the case where someone has changes to apply to a large number of
libraries, the CMT is now the point-of-contact for getting questions
answered and coordinating such changes across multiple libraries.

The above was written from memory - if I've got any of it wrong would
anyone who was in the discussions in Aspen please step in and correct me.



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