From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-12-16 09:17:14
We've got two cases where it would be very useful to be able to easily
extract the library name from a header file:
* Generating a dependency analysis based on library names rather than than
* Reporting problems (tabs in files, etc.) with an automatic scanning tool.
We currently have a guideline that source files include a comment in the
// See http://www.boost.org for updates, documentation, ...
I'd like to propose changing that (particularly for headers) to:
// See http://www.boost.org/library-name for documentation.
and require that it be the first instance of "http://www.boost.org/" in a
That will make it easy to associate a header with the library it belongs
to, and may also help users reach documentation quickly.
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