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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-01 12:11:51

Douglas Paul Gregor <gregod_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On Wed, 1 Oct 2003, David Abrahams wrote:
>> Guillaume Melquiond <gmelquio_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> > Let's say you have a file <boost>/libs/mylib/example.cpp and a document
>> > that has an hyperlink to this file. The documentation would not work
>> > anymore on the website since this file doesn't exist (only the
>> > documentation is on the website). However, thanks to the rewriting, the
>> > server will send the cvs file which does exist.
>> Well, this is a nice idea, but the CVS link points at the HEAD. I
>> guess if we had it point at the right revision (Version_1_31_0 or
>> whatever) we could make it work. If I understand the rule correctly,
>> it saves some space in the web area by re-routing file references to
>> the CVS, but I'm not sure it's worth the trouble.
> We could use this to our advantage, so that we can provide documentation
> both for the current release and documentation from CVS. We seem to have
> many users that keep up-to-date with what's happening in CVS, why not help
> them out a bit?

Shouldn't those people just browse

Dave Abrahams
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