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Subject: Re: [boost] Library devs only: Boost v2.x distro design questions
From: Niall Douglas (s_sourceforge_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-10-24 19:33:47

>> In other words, a tarball, a ZIP archive etc, though you don't actually
>> need that, a git clone of a specific tag in a git master repo is
>> sufficient.
> Isn't that what we normally call a "release" ? (So if you have a reason
> for not wanting to use the term, can you elaborate what the difference
> is ?)

A release, to me, implies humans did validation on it.

A distribution implies that no more than computers did validation on it.


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