...one of the most highly
regarded and expertly designed C++ library projects in the
world. — Herb Sutter and Andrei
My experience has been that not all the tools and knowledge to be a maintainer are available in one place to a new maintainer. A lot of things which are well known to experienced maintainers are just not readily available. In some cases they are buried in the detailed manuals of several different tools. One reason for writing up my experience as a maintainer to help others.