From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-12 09:03:25
"Victor A. Wagner, Jr." <vawjr_at_[hidden]> writes:
> At Wednesday 2004-02-11 08:15, you wrote:
>>"Victor A. Wagner, Jr." <vawjr_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> > Ok, where is the proper place to report irregularities with BBv2 ?
>> > I thought this was the discussion.
>>Oh, this is a perfectly fine place. However, your original message
>>didn't even indicate that it was a BBv2 (pre-release) problem. All
>>you did was ask (with some apparent outrage) why some part of the
>>Boost build depends on Bison.
> which part of the subject "V2" didn't you understand?? (insult
I'm not insulted. My mistake; I'm sorry, but I missed it.
> it's getting tiresome to have you jump on me every time I
> try to point out a problem.
I'm not going to repost my response here, but I'd hardly call it
"jumping". I simply tried to correct what was an apparent
misstatement about Boost's dependencies, and to boot I went to great
lengths to discover what your actual problem could be (as you can
guess from my post I did a grep-find for "bison" on the entire Boost
tree), and to try to diagnose it. Of course, looking at the subject
line would've been easier.
> I know you're busy (we all are) but it seems to me that you could at
> least consider the possibility that perhaps the person has done SOME
> (apparently the all caps indicates outrage) investigation.
I did consider that. I admit my presumption that you were outraged
was a bit colored by your other recent ALL CAPS communications.
-- Dave Abrahams Boost Consulting www.boost-consulting.com
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