Subject: Re: [boost] [EXTERNAL] Request for a "Policy Review" regarding 'CMakeLists.txt'
From: Paul Fultz II (pfultz2_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-05-20 06:21:37
> On May 19, 2016, at 10:50 PM, Peter Dimov <lists_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Paul Fultz II wrote:
>> However, we would like the wording in the guidelines to state in a more explicit manner that this is acceptable in order to avoid possible future problems.
> So in other words you're preemptively suing us because you're afraid that we'll sue you in the future.
Hmm, its not about suing. Library authors are offering cmake at the top-level, and do not want someone to come along and remove them because it violates the guidelines.
> Corporate America is truly wonderful, and one cannot help but be delighted to see its best practices applied here.
I donât know if that was meant to be sarcastic or not, but the point of all this is to move boost to better support cmake, with this being the first step.
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