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From: Gennadiy Rozental (gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-04 12:26:31

"David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> on Thu May 03 2007, "Gennadiy Rozental" <>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I do plan to attend this session. I've got some ideas on the subject. I
>> pitched them while ago once. And I still believe that the synchronization
>> is
>> the root of all evils. The only real solution to break this deadloop is
>> independent libraries versioning. This should resolve both out release
>> and
>> testing issues (which are closely connected IMO)
> I just want to point out that the BoostCon "Testing Boost" sprint is
> about our testing processes and infrastructure, not about the
> structure of Boost itself and its release process. I agree that the
> latter is an important topic and I hope we'll discuss it at BoostCon,
> but it's a much tougher issue (to form consensus on, and to solve)
> than is the topic of the sprint. In order to ensure that the sprint
> is successful,
> I strongly request that in Rene's session, we concentrate on the
> topic at hand.

While in general I agree, IMO discussing how we are going to test the
libraries before deciding how the process is organized in general is like
putting cart in front of a horse. Part of my proposition directly affect the
way testing needs to be organized.


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