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From: Joao Abecasis (jpabecasis_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-02-01 07:23:31

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> On Monday 31 January 2005 19:31, Joao Abecasis wrote:
>>Vladimir Prus wrote:
>>>>- Jamfile parser
>>>I'll see what I can do about it. Loading of project is highly dependent
>>>on Jamfile parser, so I think it's the first thing I should do.
>>Is there any interest in having the Jamfile parser written in C++, with
>>the help of Spirit?
> I can't comment on this idea, because I don't know what engineering benefits
> that will bring. We have jam parser which works and never was a maintenance
> problem. Any rewrite of parser -- in Python, in Spirit (or even in parser
> generator that I co-develop ;-) ) must be justified.

Ok! It was just a suggestion out of the top of my head. Anyway, I now
realize you were not proposing to rewrite the jamfile parser for now but
to work on the loading of projects.

And yes, rewrites should be justified on something more than "it's fun" ;)




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