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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [Bulk] CMake Announcement from Boost Steering Committee?
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-08-14 01:38:58

On Sun, Aug 13, 2017 at 7:55 PM, Douglas Capeci via Boost-build <
boost-build_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> A sigh of relief in knowing that Boost Build will continue as a supported
> Boost tool offering.

I would go farther and say that it's going to get better support now than
before. Here's at least my idea of what will happen to Boost Build <>.

> But why is CMake or another tool being considered to replace the current
> Boost Library build system? Jam is simple, elegant, easy to learn, and
> works very nicely for C++ tool enviroments and in MHO is better than CMake
> and any of its competitors. If it isn't broken why fix it?

First, you would have to ask the proponents of cmake and the Steering
Committee about that. Second, can I quote you on that statement for
publicity of Boost Build?

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