Subject: Re: [boost] New name of bjam.exe
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-20 10:50:46
Michael Fawcett wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 9:24 AM, Matt Chambers
> <matthew.chambers_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> I actually like "boob", but if some object to it, to make it slightly less obvious (offensive?), it could be boobi "Boost Build Interpreter". Also bbi or bobi, or boostie (Boost Interpreted Environment?)
> And what if I forget what website I can download that build tool from?
> I'm sure as hell not going to search "boob" from work, no matter what
> I might append (e.g. "boob build" isn't any better). This goes for
> the "babe" suggestion as well.
> On topic, I think an earlier suggestion to just choose a word, made
> up or not, that is easy to say and not taken has a lot of merit - Jam,
> Ant, Nant, CMake, Scons, etc... Since it has history as bjam you
> could play off that, Jelly Build, Marmalade, Gelatin Build, Gelato,
Honestly, if we're going to pick a totally arbitrary name, I'd
prefer leaving it alone.
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