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From: Edward Diener (eddielee_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-12 13:11:41

David Abrahams wrote:
> Douglas Gregor <gregod_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> On Monday 10 November 2003 11:14 am, David Abrahams wrote:
>>> Douglas Gregor <gregod_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>> When we generate HTML from BoostBook, many entities get
>>>> unspecified names (like, say, id28193809). So if someone changes
>>>> something tiny in a BoostBook document, all these names could
>>>> change, making for huge HTML diffs (even adding/removing HTML
>>>> files) even though the HTML hasn't changed
>>>> "semantically". It's hard to get around this without having a name
>>>> mangler in the BoostBook XSL (ugh).
>>> Might be neccessary. This is continuing to cause problems.
>> I could put HTML files into doc/html in CVS that redirect to the
>> Metacomm-generated documentation, if that would ease some of the
>> pain. Works for me, but might not work for those with slow or
>> metered internet access.
> That works until we have to release it I guess (?)

Is it a PITA change back to the correct local file link when a release
occurs ?

I also notice that most links are correct to a local file in the CVS
downloaded files, but that might reflect fairly stable releases whose docs
rarely change.

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