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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-25 08:53:46

On Wednesday 25 May 2005 17:47, David Abrahams wrote:
> Is there a good reason we're not using
> toolset.configure gcc ;
> instead of
> toolset.using gcc ;
> ??
> I know it's got more characters, but "configure" is much more natural
> for this English speaker (especially for this C++ programmer to whom
> "using" already means something completely different ;->)

Well, the primary reason is the same english speaker originally proposed
"using". I don't think advantages of "configure" over "using" justify making
the change and breaking user-config.jam for all existing users.

- Volodya

Vladimir Prus
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