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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-07-08 12:54:16

At 10:52 PM 7/7/2001, Daryle Walker wrote:

>This is from comparing my current Boost folder with an expansion of the
>latest Boost archive. I use the new folder after making a comparison and
>writing this report. (All paths relative to BOOST_ROOT.)
>1. For /status/cs-linux.html, the links to KAI in the table headers
>have the href="" surrounding them. The real cause could be the same
>in /status/compiler.cfg.


> While you're at it, maybe you can change those
>header cells to use true <th> tags.

The HTML reference I use says <th> is rendered the same as <td> at least in
some browsers.

>2. The last unordered list in /more/formal_review_process.htm used to be
>single big <ul> block, now it's a bunch of <ul> blocks with one <li>
>It should be fixed back.

Yes, I guess it does look better the old way. Also more consistent with
other lists on the page.

>3. A note about regex. I've noticed that the version number increases
>all the files, even if nothing else changes. Some people on the list
>mentioned doing stuff like this is bad because it forces a recompile
>of a Boost update that has (otherwise) no real change. I think it makes
>HTML files look funny because the version number is updated without
>a year-old date. It also makes pointless busywork for Regex's author.


>4. The /libs/python/doc/pointers.html file got a correction from "&lt"
>"&lt;", but the corresponding "&gt" remains. (They're in a section with
>code for a GCC 2.95.2 workaround.)

I'll leave that for Dave.

>5. The /boost/detail/limits.hpp file can reference the WCHAR_MIN and
>WCHAR_MAX macro constants, but it doesn't #include the <cwchar> header
>where they come from.

Hum. Learn something new everyday. Fixed.



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