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From: Martin Bonner (martin.bonner_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-31 08:59:59

----Original Message----
From: Rob Stewart [mailto:stewart_at_[hidden]]
Sent: 31 May 2005 14:28
To: boost_at_[hidden]
Cc: boost_at_[hidden]
Subject: Re: [boost] Re: Customer Friendlier Boost Installation

> From: =?UTF-8?B?TWljaGVsIEFuZHLDqQ==?= <michel.andre_at_[hidden]>
>> Rene Rivera wrote:
>>> I'm not sure "libs", or "Libraries", or "Library Files", fits in
>>> this case because we are talking about both programs(bjam, wave,
>>> etc.) and libraries. And the other examples, Python, MinGW, etc.
>>> also install programs. A more appropriate location would be:
>>> "\Development Files\Boost"
>>> "\Development Files\Python"
>>> "\Development Files\MinGW"
>>> ...
>>> Although the shorter "\Development\*" would probably works as well.
>>> But if we are talking about such a location you need to consider
>>> language localization, in the same way as "Program Files" treated.
>> Personally I have
>> \Packages\boost
> I always use <drive>:\dev or $HOME/dev, depending upon platform.
> "dev" is short and sweet.

I think what this proves is that the location needs to be user selectable!

Martin Bonner
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