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Subject: Re: [boost] Application 0.4.6 with global_context.
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-04-14 04:10:34

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Klaim - Joël
> Lamotte
> Sent: 12 April 2014 21:20
> To: Boost Developers List
> Subject: Re: [boost] Application 0.4.6 with global_context.
> On Sat, Apr 12, 2014 at 8:44 PM, Edward Diener <eldiener_at_[hidden]>wrote:
> > I find the idea, to have a cross-platform way of creating
> > daemons/services, worthwhile. I would like to suggest that the name be
> > changed from Application, which is far too generic for just creating a
> > computer program, to something more appropriate, maybe 'daemon'.

This name crossed my mind as well.

> It actually provide a way to make a non-daemon application (mentionned in the
> about launching the app).

If the main usage is likely to be 'daemonic', then Boost.Daemon would still be a
good name.

>From the current name, one would be unlikely to guess that it could do daemon


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