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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-16 06:19:21

From: "Vladimir Prus" <ghost_at_[hidden]>
> >
> > I know we discussed this and it made sense to me at the time to provide
> > motivation, but now it just seems obvious. They're non-propagated by
> > definition, so what else is there to say?
> I don't agree. You know, user doesn't care about non-propagated features
> all. He types
> bjam release define=FOOBAR
> in the command line and asks what targets will "define=FOOBAR" affect.
> If you say that define is non-propagated feature, he would ask why it is

So then you'd like me to write a rationale about why define is a
non-propagated feature?



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