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From: David Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-02-16 10:54:24

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From: <williamkempf_at_[hidden]>

> Someone just pointed out to me in e-mail that the acronym BTL is also
> currently used by the Bioinformatics Template Library
> ( So it seems
> that at least the acronym needs to be dropped (though I expect people
> will try to re-apply it frequently if the name remains "Boost Thread
> Library"... the three words lend themselves to easily to usage as a
> TLA). So, I'll still entertain recommendations for another name, but
> I'll immediately remove BTL from the draft documentation I have.

And BPL stands for "Boston Public Library" (another kind of lib) and also
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