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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-10-03 21:28:51

Alexey Pakhunov <alexeypa_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>>>BTW I composed the table describing expected behavior depending on
>>>passed version, number of detected configurations
>> ?? I don't see any numbers.
> It should be "detected configurations" without any "number of".
>> I find this table inscrutable. a.b in combination with "Detected"
>> seems to make as little sense as "x.y" in combination with "Not
>> Detected." And what does "all" in combination with "Not detected"
>> mean? I suggest you try again.
> What about this:
> -----
> Depending on a supplied version, detected configurations and presence
> 'cl.exe' in the path different results may be achieved. The following
> table describes all possible cases:
> Nothing "x.y"
> Passed Nothing "x.y" detected, detected,
> version detected detected cl.exe in path cl.exe in path
> default Error Use "x.y" Create "default" Use "x.y"
> all Do nothing Use all Do nothing Use all
> x.y - Use "x.y" - Use "x.y"
> a.b Error Error Create "a.b" Create "a.b"
> "x.y" - refers to a detected version;
> "a.b" - refers to an undetected version.
> -----

I'm afraid that's even worse. At least the other one came with an
english explanation of what it meant. I don't even have a clue, in
this case, what is meant to be a column heading, where the cell
boundaries are, etc.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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