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From: Rene Rivera (grafik666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-14 23:13:35

[2003-11-14] David Abrahams wrote:

>Rene Rivera <grafik666_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> [2003-11-14] David Abrahams wrote:
>>>David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>> ..., not just one with the regex lib.
>>>Looks like I have a fix for this. Rene, I feel I should object to
>>>breaking the regularity of properties with these
>>><tag><more><grist><elements> properties. That was what was killing
>>>us. The fix is a patch to normalize-paths which special-cases <tag>.
>> You have any other syntax in mind??
><tag-more-elements> for example, might work.
>> Or am I missunderstanding your question??
>I don't think so.
>> -- Thruthfully I don't understand what you mean on the second sentence
>All other properties were <feature>value, and only ever appeared with
>more gristed elements as <variant><feature>value or
><toolset><variant><feature>value, where <toolset> or <variant> might
>be <*>.

Well then, I guess this would make more sense..


Don't know if it's worth changing in the very near future, or after the

>Having properties with multiple gristed elements breaks a lot of code
>unless you account for it with special cases in normalize-paths.

Which wasn't a problem initially when the tag code was only part of stage.

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