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From: JOAQUIN LOPEZ MU?Z (joaquin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-11-02 16:26:38

----- Mensaje original -----
De: Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]>
Fecha: Martes, Noviembre 2, 2004 9:06 pm
Asunto: Re: [boost] Re: 1.32 documentation issue

> At 12:39 PM 11/2/2004, Robert Ramey wrote:
> >Actually after poking around in other pages - specifically the
> spirit >documentation I find that its not uncommon for links to
> point to
> > rather than have a relative path that would keep
> the
> session
> >in the same documentation tree. This would seem to conflict
> with the
> idea
> >that boost should be usable as a CDROM distribution.
> >
> >I don't know if there's time for this but the inspect should be
> enhanced
> to
> >check for this and all the offending global links should be
> altered to
> >relative ones.
> We tried to do that at one time, but gave up because it is a bit
> tricky.
> Some absolute references are correct, such as to the
> file, so it isn't as simple as just searching for ""
> in .htm?
> files.
> I've just taken a look (using grep) at the CVS RC (not the
> tarball) and it
> seems that while the problem does happen, particularly in spirit
> and graph
> libraries, it isn't really horrible.
> I'd say we can wait until after the release ships, then see if we
> can come
> up with some logic that doesn't generate a lot of false positives.

Automatic detection aside, would it be possible to fix the
offending links manually before release? Maybe it's not that
straightforward, if those links are generated from BoostBook

Joaquín M López Muñoz
Telefónica, Investigación y Desarrollo

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