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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-14 09:16:25

Pedro Ferreira wrote:

> So, I got to the conclusion that we would be better off moving directly
> to Python.

I'm all for trying an ambitious leap, if we can be prepared to
re-evaluate after a week and turn back if it isn't working out.

>> Unfortunately it's not trivial, but I think it represents the "right"
>> logic from a conceptual standpoint. It has some significant comments,
>> but could definitely use more.
> I couldn't find tools/build/v2/ in the CVS. Can
> you please point me to the right place?

> Anyway, the discussion is very interesting and I think we should
> eventually include such a tool. Still, if we do go for it, I'd suggest
> that the first go should use the BB codebase as it is to avoid adding
> more trouble.

Okay, but someone else has to be responsible for converting (and
commenting!) the generator search logic. ;-)

> Then, we could enhance the generators and perhaps other
> parts of the code could take more advantage of Python.

Sounds fine to me.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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