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From: Fernando Cacciola (fernando_cacciola_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-04 08:56:49

> ----- Mensaje original -----
> De: Fernando Cacciola <fernando_cacciola_at_[hidden]>
> Fecha: Martes, Mayo 3, 2005 6:41 pm
> Asunto: [Boost-users] The Boost Community
> I violently support the creation of such a site :)
I'll act as the general coordinator here.

> Let me throw in the following issues:
> 1. Name of the site. As I see it, it should mention the
> word "Boost" so as to stand clearly among other C++-devoted
> sites. Something like "Got Boost" (not that I particularly
> love this name, but you get the idea.) I propose that we
> do *not* launch a contest to find the name, lest we
> end up spending three omnths on the issue like it happend
> witht he Boost logo.
I defenitely agree that we need a catching name.
And I definitely agree that we better don't poll it out.
I like "The Boost Crowd"

> 2. Hosting. Dave Abrahams volunteered to host the site.
OK. So did Eric Boelbecker and Jeff Garland.
We'll pick the best offser.

> 3. Technology. I've been doing a small survey among my
> workmates and some of them are ardent fans of Plone
> (, an off-the-shelf community product
> built on top of a content management system called Zope.


> I pass on less tecnhical questions like what kind
> of content we want to include: IMHO once we
> have some site prototype set up, it is easier
> to propose ideas and let the the thing evolve
> organically, so to speak.

Fernando Cacciola

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