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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Explanation of word "grist" in documentation
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-05-25 19:03:30

On 5/25/2016 6:00 PM, Steven Watanabe wrote:
> On 05/25/2016 03:36 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
>> I am pretty sure that "grist" means the part of any value surrounded by
>> angle brackets ( '<' and '>' ). Unfortunately the documentation never
>> explains that. I concluded that by looking at a utility.jam rule called
>> 'ungrist' and looking at the comment for that rule.
> It is described, albeit in a rather obscure location:

I think that either:

1) It should be explained before it occurs.
2) It should link to the explanation in the section you give above.
3) It should be in the index.

or perhaps all three <g>.

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