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From: David Abrahams (gclbb-jamboost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-07-28 09:10:28

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> > David Abrahams wrote:
>> >> [Boost.Build guys, do we need to rename the BBv2 prerelease so this
>> >> confusion doesn't recur?]
>> >
>> > I'm not sure what you propose. V2 releases are called "Milestone X",
>> > which IMO, clearly indicates it's not yet 2.0-final.
>> Actually, on SF, they're just called "boost-build-mX",
> Actually, boost-build-2.0-mX

OK. "2.0" means pre-release to those in the know about BB, but will
confuse people just trying to get started with Boost.

>> which IMO doesn't clearly indicate prerelease status. Furthermore,
>> there's no reason a Milestone couldn't be a final release.
>> boost-build-v2aX would more-clearly indicate prerelease status.
> Does "a" stands for "alpha"?


> In my plans, we'd have a 2-3 more milestone
> releases and only then call V2 "alpha".

Even more reason to change the naming then.



Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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