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From: Craig Henderson (cdm.henderson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-29 02:43:53

"David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> I'm mostly convinced, but there's also the familiarity issue to
> consider. People are used to 'Makefile'. A guy just came up to me
> today and told me he put boost aside because building involved a
> program with an unfamiliar name, 'bjam'. I'm not kidding. He didn't
> look past the name :(

I have seen this mentality over and over. Unfamiliarity is a big issue when
it comes to adopting new libraries - particularly if that unfamiliarity is
in the building of the library. It is a sad-but-true fact :-(

-- Craig

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