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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-08-14 21:40:42

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On Friday 12 August 2005 02:13, Andrey Melnikov wrote:
>> Do you mean that you we not going to merge jam_src documentation even
>> into bbv2 developer/extender reference?
> *I* eventually would like to have it merged.

For the record, I have no objection. I just don't want to spend much
time on things like that if we can make the transition to Python and
obsolete those docs quickly.

>> Do you mean that you are going to rewrite the BB core in Python,
>> while users will still use Jam? Do you want users to start writin
>> Jamfiles in Python one day?
> I think this is in mailing list archives. "One day" this might be
> good, or not. We don't have any decision on that, but initially, the
> port will use *unchanged* syntax for Jamfile.

Right. It's also possible that that syntax will remain basically
unchanged even after all of the bjam executable is scrapped ;-)

Dave Abrahams
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