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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-22 10:26:37

"Gennadiy Rozental" <gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> What inconvenience are you actually facing? Sorry, but I did get it yet.
> Let's say I want an apple sauce. Instead you giving me an apples (they may
> be good ones or not so much, since for sauce it doesn't really matter and
> why waste good apples on sauce) and saying that if I have powerful enough
> mixer (or whatever it called) I could get a sauce in just a second. And the
> reason you are telling me is that there are some people out there who may've
> want slightly less sugar. I believe it's not good enough: give me my sauce -
> I do not want spend time making one, I do not have an appropriate mixer and
> I do not have a space to store all these apples.

I understand what you're saying. On the other hand "install from
source" has become a standard practice in the open-source world. The
only thing that seems to make that argument less applicable than it
would otherwise be is that this software requires a fairly conformant
compiler. Right?

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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