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From: Daniel Frey (daniel.frey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-10-08 08:36:56

David Abrahams wrote:
> What does "the Booster" do?
> If you just want to capture its ability to postprocess compiler messages,
> maybe "c++pp" would work. Or, perhaps "error-pretty-print" would be better.
> I'm sure you can think of other names along these lines.
> You seem to indicate that it is capable of other things. If you want to
> capture that fact in the name, then you have to describe what the tool does.
> What does it do (generally speaking)?

Currently, it processes some input through regular expressions. The kind
of input and the rules (regular-expressions) are not limited in any way,
except it is processed line-by-line. Would 'regex-processor' be a good
name then? The tool itself is extremly small and straight forward, so
this name would express where its power comes from and also where its
limits are...

Regards, Daniel

Daniel Frey
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