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Subject: Re: [boost] C++ Now! Conference Program Highlights C++11
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-17 13:56:32

on Sat Mar 17 2012, Lars Viklund <> wrote:

> On Sat, Mar 17, 2012 at 04:33:46AM -0800, Jon Kalb wrote:
>> C++ Now! (formerly BoostCon) is pleased to announce its 2012 program with
> This is the first time I ever hear about this name change. I've seen the
> brand "C++ Now!" around the list before, but assumed it was some
> knock-off or other conference.
> That being said, I really dislike brands that include punctuation and
> common words like that... so hard to speak about without looking silly
> or ambigious.

We tried it both ways. I was on your side initially but I guess my mind
was eventually changed.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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