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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 don’t 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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