From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-15 17:00:04
David Abrahams wrote:
> Joel de Guzman <joel_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> - Parts of the introduction are a bit too colloquial for my taste,
>>> in particular, the paragraph.
>>> "Hmmm, kinda reminds us of STL right? Right! Can you imagine how it
>>> would be like if you used STL without the algorithms? Everyone
>>> will have to reinvent their own algorithm wheels."
>> Ok. How about if we separate the tutorial from the reference manual
>> proper as others have suggested? That way, we can keep the tutorial
>> somewhat colloquial and present a formal reference manual after.
> I'm sure some people like that approach, but for me that is much too
> chatty even for a tutorial. All the extra language is a distraction
> from what is essential, and I find it somewhat annoying... not to
> mention the fact that many many people use the STL without the
> algorithms! :)
Understood. Less is more.
-- Joel de Guzman http://www.boost-consulting.com http://spirit.sf.net
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