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Subject: Re: [boost] Environment Variables Library?
From: Gavin Lambert (gavinl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-05-19 02:03:47

On 19/05/2015 17:47, Michael Ainsworth wrote:
>> On 19 May 2015, at 9:27 am, Gavin Lambert wrote:
>> They're more popular in POSIX; but at least on Windows,
>> environment variables are considered old-fashioned and
>> discouraged from use without significant compelling reason.
> Are you saying Windows doesn't use environment variables to the
> extent that POSIX systems do, therefore investing the time into
> writing such a library is not worthwhile?

Yes to the first part, not necessarily to the second. I was trying to
offer an explanation as to why someone else may not have attempted this
before now, not trying to discourage you from doing so yourself if you
perceive a need for it.

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