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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-03 21:28:58

on Wed Oct 03 2007, Vladimir Prus <> wrote:

>> I think the answer is "bjam". As you said above, the Jam language is
>> essentially undocumented. It's also a rather odd language, and its
>> eccentricities are exaggerated by the object-oriented system BBv2 has
>> built on top of Jam. We picked Jam several years ago, when Perforce
>> was still working on it and it looked like there would be an active
>> community around Jam. That hasn't happened, and we're somewhat
>> isolated in our use of this language and build tool, forced to
>> customize and maintain "bjam" on our own.
> You surely understand that with core in Python, the amount of
> maintenance and customization necessary for bjam will be greatly
> reduced, almost to the point of being zero.

That sounds unrealistic to me.

Dave Abrahams
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