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From: williamkempf_at_[hidden]
Date: 2001-02-16 10:19:18

--- In boost_at_y..., "Mark Rodgers" <mark.rodgers_at_c...> wrote:
> From: <williamkempf_at_h...>
> --- In boost_at_y..., Jens Maurer <Jens.Maurer_at_g...> wrote:
> > > The review for Beman Dawes' proposal of a Boost Test Library...
> >
> > I'm going to be using the test_lib stuff during my final
> > of the BTL...
> So does T stand for Test or Thread? Looks like Test will be first.
> But surely T should have been reserved for Template. :-)
> Can we please stop this trend of calling all our libraries BxL?
> I am ever so easily confused.

The Boost Thread Library was the first to be called the BTL,
regardless of the chronology of acceptance ;).

Seriously, though, someone else coined the acronym, not myself. I'm
not married to any name or acronym at this point, though there will
be a lot of documentation to change if we go by a different
name/acronym at this point, and it's just going to get worse. So...
if anyone has a different name, or thinks that we should stick with
Boost Thread Library but not use the acronym BTL, speak up now so I
can proactively avoid work in the future :).

Bill Kempf

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