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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-30 12:16:23

"Andy Little" <andy_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Hi,
> "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 :

Perhaps surprisingly, I find that hard to navigate.

> 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.

Yes. I don't care whether this goes on the main page, as long as it's
not buried in a menu with lots of other material on the front
page that overshadows the menu.

> 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
> page)?

How would you find that at all?

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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