From: Jonathan Turkanis (technews_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-10-04 15:09:30
"Reece Dunn" <msclrhd_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> Jonathan Turkanis wrote:
> > The really big problem is that the HTML for the index, which can be rather
> > large, would be physically included in each content page. This could make
> > library documentation enormous.
> The pages mentioned (e.g. www.lyx.org) use some form of server-side
> processing like PHP scripts to add the ToC information on the fly. This
> is not possible for off-line documents. There are, however, several
> possible ways around this:
I'm not sure of the relevance of the server side scripts. Do you mean that they
have the freedom to tailor content to browser capabilities, or that they avoid
doc-bloat by keeping just one copy of the table of contents?
Either way, since boost docs have to be viewable offline, the only workable
solution is frames, as I think you agree.
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