From: Hendrik Schober (SpamTrap_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-30 05:28:14
Andrey Melnikov <melnikov_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> * hook-ins to allow BBv2 projects to be managed in your favorite IDE.
> I think the second alternative is better. For example these hook-ins
> (Boost.Build project type in case of MSVC7+) will make implementation of
> "project creation wizards to create BBv2 projects" possible.
> What do you think?
This would replace the need to invoke a command
line executable alien to the targeted user base by
the need to download, install, and use a plugin
alien to them.
Really, if you want to boost the interest in boost,
make using it easy on all platforms. This means it
should be doable in a way that's very common on
that platform. For Unix, invoking CLI tools is
common, so downloading and invoking a special tool
might be OK. On Windows, downloading a project
file is common, so ideally project files is what
boost should provide. For obvious reasons, those
should somehow be generated from whatever
Whether this is possible I don't know. But that's
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