Boost logo

Boost :

Subject: Re: [boost] [ANN] CLI 1.1.0 released
From: Boris Kolpackov (boris_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-16 09:38:37

Hi Rutger,

Rutger ter Borg <rutger_at_[hidden]> writes:

> look interesting, but I must admit that I was confused by the name. To me, a
> CLI is either the user interface or the interpreter, whereas I think you are
> covering something that has to do with command-line arguments or program
> options.

One of the expansions of the CLI acronym is Command-Line Interface[1].


> Are you considering to pursue inclusion in Boost

There is already a "solution" for this problem in Boost (program_options)
though the implementations are very different ("library" vs "compiler"
approach). So I am not sure if there is interest in an alternative.


Boris Kolpackov, Code Synthesis
Open-source XML data binding for C++
XML data binding for embedded systems
Command line interface to C++ compiler

Boost list run by bdawes at, gregod at, cpdaniel at, john at