Subject: Re: [boost] [ANN] build2 - C++ build toolchain
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-02-04 13:02:14
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Andrey Semashev
> Sent: 04 February 2016 17:00
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] [ANN] build2 - C++ build toolchain
> On 2016-02-04 19:49, Robert Ramey wrote:
> > On 2/4/16 6:42 AM, Boris Kolpackov wrote:
> >> Hi Vladimir,
> >> Vladimir Prus <vladimir.prus_at_[hidden]> writes:
> >>> could you consider using name that's not 'build2'?
> >> I honestly don't see how 'build2' (always spelled in lower case, no
> >> space between 'build' and '2') can be confused with 'Boost.Build 2',
> >> I think that's a bit of a stretch.
> >> For the 'b2' logo (and that's only place we use 'b2' -- our
> >> executable name is called 'b' and we always call the project
> >> 'build2'), yes, you may have a point. But, again, confusing a logo
> >> with an executable name, I don't know... We will probably
> >> change/stylize the logo at some point so it will hopefully be even less confusing.
> > I'm sympathetic to Vladimir here. The name build2 in the context of
> > boost suggests that it's the next version of boost build.
> > Unintentionally or not - it IS misleading.
> Also, no matter how stylized, if the logo reads "b2" then it creates confusion because the
> lost in verbal and written communication.
Don't even think about it...
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