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From Stefan Teleman <>
Subject Re: Search for new chair
Date Wed, 29 May 2013 15:44:48 GMT
On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 9:41 AM, "C. Bergström"
<> wrote:
> On 05/29/13 08:27 PM, Stefan Teleman wrote:
>> On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 7:33 AM, "C. Bergström"
>> <>  wrote:
>>> On 05/29/13 06:29 PM, Jim Jagielski wrote:
>>>> I am stepping down as Chair of the C++ StdLib PMC.
>>>> So the question is: Does this project and community
>>>> elect a new Chair, or does it enter the Attic?
>>> I'd be willing to chair if others are supportive
>> OK, so before I give you a +1, could you please outline what is your
>> Plan(TM) regarding resurrecting this project?
>> How are you going to do it, and, more specifically, what are you going to
>> do?
> Off the cuff reply and I'll give this more thought and planning if others
> are supportive
> 1) I think the most important thing is grow the community
>     a. Let people know how important and STL is
>     b. Advocate for wider adoption/testing (See if we can get prebuilt
> packages and clear instructions for how people can use/test STDCXX)
> 2) Evaluate and get feedback from you and others about how we can improve
> the project (Communication, code review, growth opportunities.. etc)
> 3) From my $JOB I can advocate to help with code review, QA and ensuring
> good contributions like what you've done before actually get committed
> --------------
> One thing I don't yet have a clear idea how to accomplish is C++11 support.
> A C++03 STL is far from dead, but we need a 2-4 year plan to catch-up with
> others.
> My guiding principle is :
> Use, love and contribute back
> We need to increase our userbase 1st to start this cycle

OK so +1 from me but I also think we need to know who else is willing
to devote time to the project and make meaningful contributions to it.
Emphasis on *meaningful*.

Stefan Teleman
KDE e.V.

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