Subject: [Boost-build] Jam rename?
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-14 04:26:45
Quite a number of folks tend to confuse Boost.Build and Boost.Jam,
which is not only bad for "marketing" purposes, but also leads to people
not understanding Boost.Build exists, has to be installed, has a version
number, and all other kinds of confusion.
While previously Boost.Jam was close to Perforce Jam, it is presently
a permanent and considerably diverged fork. In light of that, what would
be the opinion about renaming 'bjam' binary into something. I don't want
to propose any specific name right now, but I'm interested in the opinion
as to such rename will do more harm than good, or not?
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