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From: Andy Little (andy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-27 15:57:34


"David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message

> We really need a section at the top of the page titled "What is Boost?"
> that covers something like the following:

(Sorry I know that the main page has been redesigned recently.)

Have you considered that the index page may be too busy.

For example see :

There is a huge amount of information available but only headings are used on
the index page. Using their approach I would guess that a link titled "About"
would be suitable for those who want to know what boost is.
IOW nothing much on the main page ...just links.

"Welcome to Boost"

main page | Maybe down the tree
About -->
                What is boost ?->
Site Map ->

Boost Newsgroups ->
Contact ->

As a user all I usually want from an index is to get to the particular
information I need as quickly as possible by clicking on the appropriate
link.( For instance how would I quickly find Supported Compilers via the current

Andy little

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