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Subject: [Boost-build] How best to communicate?
From: Thomas Brown (tabsoftwareconsulting_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-03-16 19:40:09

Hi Boost.Build team,

Is there a preferred mechanism for communicating about Boost.Build? Both
this list and GitHub have important and unique traffic. It would be nice
to know where to post first so things don't fall through the cracks. I
find that the mailing list is very effective at handling user questions but
is getting harder to access since the GMANE archive is pretty much dead
(except for NNTP, which is what I generally use) and the archive at doesn't seem to show up very high in
web searches, at least for me. I really like the GitHub issues and pull
requests for proposing changes and features to Boost.Build, but it's not
clear that it should be used for user questions. Is that something the
Boost.Build team supports. What about Trac? Is that pretty much dead for

There is some good, though probably outdated, information at Could we
could decide on some updated guidelines on what the project would prefer
and update / refine that documentation to reflect the best practices? It
might be a good time for this given the work being done on moving this more
towards an independent project. I really like that direction.


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