From: Andy Little (andy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-28 06:34:37
"David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote
> "Andy Little" <andy_at_[hidden]> wrote
>> I would have thought a system such as r.p.m / windows installer could be
>> used. Is the requirement not just a remote version of the functionality of
>> bcp ?.
>> Tie this in to the http://www.boost.org/libs/libraries.htm with a suitable
>> installer and it would certainly attract casual users.
> It would be nice to be able to download and install just the parts you
> need, on the fly. I think that would make people feel a whole lot
> more comfortable.
Well ...How about... running bcp on all the libs, zip them and add links to them
in http://www.boost.org/libs/libraries.htm , (probably with info regarding
whether they require compilation of source). A long way from the ideal method
but relatively cheap (in time).
>> Perhaps this represents dumbing down ?
> You say that like it's a bad thing(?)
No, I was trying to figure out why boost might think this isnt a good idea.
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