From: Deane Yang (deane_yang_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-07 22:48:49
David Abrahams wrote:
> on Sat Oct 06 2007, Vladimir Prus <ghost-AT-cs.msu.su> wrote:
>> David Abrahams wrote:
>>>> , and they using those words in argument?
>>> This person actually said something more blunt, like, "now Volodya
>>> says he doesn't want to support VC++". My memory of the conversation
>>> isn't perfect, but I think it went something like that.
>> So, you're trying to make an argument based on your conversation with
>> anonymous person, where "your memory of the conversation isnt't perfect".
>> How is anybody supposed to separate actual argument made by that person,
>> from the interpretation made by youself?
I have to say that I had developed the same (apparently mistaken)
impression as the anonymous person cited by Dave. So I went back to find
the message that created this impression:
In particular, the last sentence:
> Yeah. I'd actually be happy for somebody to adopt msvc, but nobody
> steps in and msvc is not a platform we can afford not to support :-)
If our impressions are mistaken, I suggest that a clarification might be
called for. At best, it indicates that the BBv2 team is badly
undermanned (which also seems apparent by the lack of progress in
improving the documentation). As much as I like BBv2, I do find this
Boost-Build list run by bdawes at acm.org, david.abrahams at rcn.com, gregod at cs.rpi.edu, cpdaniel at pacbell.net, john at johnmaddock.co.uk