Boost logo

Boost :

From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-11 14:16:03

----- Original Message -----
From: "bill_kempf" <williamkempf_at_[hidden]>

> I've checked things in and I'm working on updating/fixing some of the
> problems, including the above cut-and-paste mistakes. I've found a
> few more in addition to that. One question I have is whether the
> extension .html is OK or if I should change to .htm.

> The Boost web
> site works with .html, so the only problem, if there is one, would be
> for a platform that doesn't like extensions of more then 3 characters
> and the use of offline reading on those platforms. I don't know if
> there are such platforms that we have to worry about, but would like
> an "official Boost stance" on this.

.htm must die ;-)

I hate the fact that when I'm typing in a boost URL, I can never remember
which one it is. HTML is standard; .htm is just a concession to MS 8.3

> P.S. I'll be checking in the Boost.Threads modifications that you'd
> like to see sometime later today.


Boost list run by bdawes at, gregod at, cpdaniel at, john at