Subject: Re: [Boost-build] The future of B2?
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-09-29 23:48:59
On Tue, Sep 27, 2016 at 1:45 PM, Felipe Magno de Almeida <
> On Tue, Sep 27, 2016 at 2:26 PM, Vladimir Prus <vladimir.prus_at_[hidden]>
> > Hi Rene,
> >> And the really hard question.. What of the current b2 implementation,
> >> design, ecosystem, is getting in the way of reaching the above wishes?
> >> And if you dare.. What should we change to move forward?
> > I am obviously biased; but I think the Jam language is holding us back.
> > Absolutely nobody know it, and anything not natively supported by the
> > language requires code in C, with awkward bridging.
> The move away from Jam would be, IMO, the single most important
> thing we can do to make b2 more widespread. Writing extensions
> are a fact of life, and doing them in jam is just really, really, really
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