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Subject: Re: [boost] New name of bjam.exe
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-25 04:45:11

On 07/25/2010 09:03 AM, Gottlob Frege wrote:
>> I don't see any particular problem in BLOB being the command you run for
>> building stuff in the Boost.Build infrastructure,
> BLOB is a great name. What does it stand for - Boost Library Of Build?

FWIW, in some Russian slang BLOB has means closed-source and potentially
insecure software. It is used by open-source evangelists to negatively
refer to proprietary software. Not that I share their position, just
thought that the association would be inappropriate.

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