Subject: Re: [boost] New name of bjam.exe
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-22 11:09:52
I think we should immediately remove both boob, baby and babe from the list.
Google searches will be too revealing ;-)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Matthew Chambers
> Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2010 4:01 PM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] New name of bjam.exe
> On 7/22/2010 9:22 AM, Roland Bock wrote:
> > Reading the contributions to this thread makes me wonder:
> > How is this ever going to be decided? Is there a policy for changing
> > names within boost?
> There have been a lot of names proposed and quite a bit of dissension about the name changing at all due to build
> However, I'm pretty sure the
> names not derived from "Boost.Build" are disqualified because they would either defeat the purpose of the renaming or
> require rebranding of
> Boost.Build in its entirety. And the concerns about build script breakage are nullified if my suggestion of leaving a
> wrapper executable to
> call the new executable is used. So that still leaves a pretty long list, but at least they're all quite similar:
> Apologies if I missed a few.
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