Subject: Re: [boost] New name of bjam.exe
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-20 13:26:31
Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Not really. It's used to build C++ projects, of which "Boost C++
> Libraries" is one example. If we cared only about building one
> project, then the question of naming would not
> matter much -- 'build' would be just fine.
I'm going to assume that it wouldn't be limited to C++ projects
Who can resist chiming in on this?
Here's my contribution:
Among the attributes I would like to see in such a system are:
Easy to use
and of course it's a Project Build System
So checking anagrams of the above attributes a couple of
possibilities suggest themselves:
CLEARBS - Comprehensive Language independent Easy Automatic Recurrsive Build
uh oh - that doesn't quite work, maybe
CLEAR or CLEARD Project Build System.
(D)REACT Project Build System - (Declarative) Recurrsive Easy Automatic
Comprehensive Transparant Project Build System
READ Project Build System - Recurrsive Easy Automatic Declarative Project
READLI Project Build System - (pronounced read-li) - Recurrsive Easy
Automatic Declarative Language Independent Project Build System
Excluding CLEAR_BS (my personal favorite), REACT has a good flavor: I change
something, the build system reacts to it.
I'm sure that doing this is a lot more fun than doing the actual work is
going to be.
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