From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-03-21 18:49:17
Joel de Guzman <joel_at_[hidden]> writes:
> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Joel de Guzman <joel_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2006 02:04:02 +0800
>>>Daryle Walker wrote:
>>>>[I've added the main Boost list to this response so the MPL guys can see
>>>>On 3/16/06 5:46 AM, "Joel de Guzman" <joel_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>>>>In the link I presented a while ago (http://snipurl.com/no8s),
>>>>>you might have noticed that the headings are clickable.
>>>>>Headings now link to itself. Again, this is borrowed from
>>>>>the MPL docs. This allows you to right click and copy
>>>>>the URL, for example (especially useful in deeply nested
>>>>>sections). You know where you are, anywhere.
>>>>So my final advice is to remove this mis-feature, and have the MPL docs
>>>>purge it too.
>>>Good points! Thanks for taking the trouble to explain in detail.
>>> Makes perfect sense, IMO.
>> Not to me. Despite what Daryle says, the feature hurts nobody (or
>> least he hasn't explained why it hurts anyone), and once you discover
>> it's there, it's very useful. If there were a more explicit way to
>> implement those links without interfering with presentation, I might
>> go for it, but I don't have any brilliant ideas and nobody else has
>> offered any so for now, that's the best we can do.
> It is very useful indeed. I can attest to that. It's very useful for
> me when I have to provide someone with information. I can simply
> right click and grab the URL of the specific section I wish to
How does right clicking help? If you go to
and right click you can copy a link to
> The alternative would be to go back to the table of contents
> and grab the link there.
That's what you have to do, neh? You click once to get to the TOC,
then you right-click the link at the top of the page.
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