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From: Angus Leeming (angus.leeming_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-30 06:07:09

Eric Niebler wrote:

> Joel de Guzman and I, with the help of many smart folks on the
> boost-docs list[*], have been working on improving the look-n-feel of
> Boost's documentation. We're ready to commit the new style, but wanted
> to check here first.
> Volodya was good enough to put up a copy of Boost's docs with the new
> style applied. You can preview them here:
> Please say whether you like the new style or not. If not, be specific
> about why.

I tried it with the text-only browser lynx. In general all looks perfectly
readable, but I do notice one strangeness: snippets of code which should
have a larger left margin than the text actually have no left margin at
all. Eg:
$ lynx

Cut and paste from that page gives a fair view of how it is rendered by

Getting Started

   The first example is the simplest possible: it only handles two
   options. Here's the source code (the full program is in
// Declare the supported options.
po::options_description desc("Allowed options");
    ("help", "produce help message")
    ("compression", po::value<int>(), "set compression level")

This isn't a problem of your new stylesheet in particular. The same
behaviour is found when using the .css file in boost cvs. However, it
would be nice if this could be improved.


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