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From: Arkadiy Vertleyb (vertleyb_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-08 17:16:03

"Eric Niebler" <eric_at_[hidden]> wrote
> Arkadiy Vertleyb wrote:
> > "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote
> >> Let's just be clear so that nobody is confused: BoostBook doesn't
> >> generate anything. It's a document format. We need translators to
> >> turn BoostBook format into PDF format. Those translators exist, but
> >> as usual, they could be improved.
> >
> > Actually I am still confused :-(
> >
> > We have the typeof.qbk file in CVS, and we updated several other files
> > so that the typeof documentation is now generated by Metacomm's bulds.
> >
> > The question is -- is this all that needs to be done for the typeof
> > documentation
> > to appear in 1.34 in both HTML and PDF format? If no, what else needs
> > to be done?
> Yes, that's all that's needed. QuickBook is a BoostBook authoring tool.
> It lets you write BoostBook documentation with simple mark-up syntax,
> and without having to read, write, or worry about XML. But it's really
> BoostBook under the covers, so you get the wholesome goodness of
> HTML/fo/PDF/man generation.

Right, I understand, but my question really is -- do we get this
"wholesome goodness" through some sort of centralized process,
or are we supposed to build the PDF ourselves, an check it in?


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