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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-02 02:02:16

On Tuesday 02 May 2006 05:00, Stephane Odul wrote:

> After reading these documents I'm a bit concerned.
> My projects are using Boost.Jam (and nothing else from,
> I've just updated from 3.1.9 to 3.1.12, and from what I gathered the
> future of Boost.Build is python.
> Does it mean that the development of Boot.Jam will be dropped, and
> that future release will require Python to at least ensure some
> backward compatibility ?

Both yes and no. A future version of V2 will require Python to run, however
Python is readily available for a number of platforms nowdays. At the same
time, the current Jamfile syntax will be retained for as long as possible.

- Volodya

Vladimir Prus
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