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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-20 08:13:29

"Dean Michael Berris" <mikhailberis_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Hi Dave,
> On 11/20/06, David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> Within a couple of hours, the new version of this page will be
>> available in context at
>> It might be easier to wait for that to become available.
> Great job! This looks very good and easy on the eyes.
> However, will the .qbk sources be made available?

It's not .qbk -- see the bottom of the page.

is generated from

> I'd like to add a few things on the Windows MSVC build for 1.34
> which you may have missed. There will be issues like with just
> `using msvc ;' in the user-config.jam file

It's not needed for getting started. The --toolset=msvc option
handles that for you.

> and other small details
> (like the compiler warnings that will be produced and should be
> ignored, etc.).

That might be useful, thanks.

> I also like copy-editing documentation (had done this in high school
> and was pretty much having fun -- a hobby of course, which I want to
> be able to put into good use somday) and have a few things I'd like to
> point out -- some unintended grammatical and typographical errors in a
> few places -- and be able to change on my local copy before submitting
> a patch to you.

Looking forward to it.

> Again, thanks and great job on the new getting started page!


Dave Abrahams
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