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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-06-18 08:02:26

David Abrahams wrote:

> > 1. The word "specification" starts to resonate for me, and it's sounds
> > better than 'abstract-target'. So, the 'abstract-target' can become
> > 'target-spec', and the 'generate' rule will remain basically as is.
> My only reservation about target-spec is that it doesn't resonate for
> the user in some cases. What does it mean to include a target-spec
> in your sources? Well, we could rephrasee as "include the id of a
> target-spec in your sources", which makes more sense. Anyway, this
> is why I was suggesting MetaTarget before, though please note I am
> not at all convinced it would be an improvement.

My reservation about MetaTarget is that I don't know how to call project-spec
and file-spec if main-target-spec is renamed to MetaTarget.

- Volodya


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