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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] [boost] Maintenace Guidelines wiki page
From: Vicente Botet (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-23 10:57:55

----- Original Message -----
From: "Henrik Sundberg" <storangen_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Sunday, November 23, 2008 3:13 PM
Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost-users] Maintenace Guidelines wiki page

> On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 2:37 PM, vicente.botet <vicente.botet_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Do you know if the author can change himself the permision on his own SVN files?
> Subversion is not meant to be used that way, as I understand it. Locks
> would give the effect you describe, but they aren't meant to be used
> for this.

Oh, as a last resort he could change the permission in its own SVN copy.

> I think you say that files that has been copied to tags, shall not be
> edited in trunk. That seems like hindering development. I see no real
> difference between bugs/changes in test code and bugs/changes in C++
> code.

Ok, I see now your concern. Of course if there is a bug on the test file it must be modified, but it is a good practice to let them unchanged when there is no bug in.
>> I hope that it is clear that I don't want to impose any rule to the authors, release manager or users. Guidelines that are used could incite other to use them. If some of the guidelines seems no useful at all, I have no problem to remove them from this Maintenance Guidelines.
> I think you're doing a very good thing by writing this guideline. I
> believe in guidelines too. I actually believe in some rules as well.

Me too.

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