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Subject: Re: [boost] [Git] Moving beyond arm waving?
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-02 15:21:28

At Wed, 2 Feb 2011 14:35:10 -0500,
Beman Dawes wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 12:40 PM, Daniel James <dnljms_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > On 2 February 2011 16:49, Robert Jones <robertgbjones_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> >>
> >> Forgive me for being a bit slow here, but isn't 'moving beyond the
> >> arm waving stage' exactly what the Ryppl effort is doing? Is there a
> >> danger of treading on Ryppl's toes here?
> >
> > I don't think so, ryppl seems to be concerned with revolutionising
> > package management and build systems. This is an attempt to see how
> > git fits. I think that's a good idea.
> Ryppl was actually the inspiration for me looking seriously at Git,
> since Ryppl requires Git, IIUC.
> So getting (1) comfortable with Git is a prerequisite for Ryppl and
> (2) I'm hoping that Git can be a net plus for Boost fairly soon,
> whereas Ryppl still seems off in the future.

Just to clarify, let me say this now:

   Ryppl *will* be ready for Boost by Boostcon.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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