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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-01-29 00:35:58

Jeremy Siek <jsiek_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Hi Dave,
> On Wed, 28 Jan 2004, David Abrahams wrote:
> dave> > but that doesn't cover stuff like "run" and "compile"
> dave> > and "link-fail".
> dave>
> dave> Sorry, no. Handholding is available on the jamboost list, though.
> I thought we required documentation with all boost libraries. Is there a
> good reason for not documenting Boost.Build?

  A. time constraints :(

  B. Version 2 has been getting ready to replace version 1 for a long
     time now :(, and we don't want to waste time documenting version 1

  C. It's not a library, but a tool. There are different
None of that's to say that it shouldn't be better documented.
Clearly it should.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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