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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-05 03:06:20

on Thu Oct 04 2007, Rene Rivera <> wrote:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> on Thu Oct 04 2007, Vladimir Prus <> wrote:
>>>> I love Python, but that's a rather large dependency for Boost to
>>>> have, given that many Boost users will have to build Boost from sources.
>>> Err, larger that CMake?
>> Yeah, larger. Have you ever looked at the Python source code,
>> including all the standard libraries?
> OK... What if we rewrite Boost.Build and bjam in Lua. Would that make a
> difference to the code size comparison?
> I'm mostly kidding in case it's not obvious ;-)

Are you *entirely* kidding, or was there a point I missed somewhere in

Dave Abrahams
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