Packagers:

If you're packaging ICU on a Linux distribution, please add the "--disable-renaming" option to your configure line. Upstream recommends it.

And we users of ICU will thank you. Starting in 2013, we may be able to depend on ICU.

Hopefully someone will figure out a similar option for Boost and people will be able to use it.

EDIT: Turns out, it's only a partial solution. This stops the silly renaming of symbols, but the library's SONAME is still changed on every release.
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