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From: David Klein (dave_chp_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-11 20:18:59

David Abrahams wrote:
> I've just finished my 2nd rewrite of the Boost Getting Started Guide.
> The quality of this crucial document shapes our users' first
> experiences with Boost, and for many, determines whether they use
> Boost or give up in frustration.
> I really need feedback on what I've done, **especially from
> experienced Boosters** who can vett my statements for accuracy. I
> have already received some really valuable input from this group and
> poured it into this 2nd rewrite. There were, however, quite a few
> problems I discovered by chance through communications with
> experienced Boosters who haven't given me feedback on the guide. I'm
> wonder what problems I'm still missing, and I hope you can tell me.
> You can review the guide at
> Thank you for your time,

hi dave,
this is very nice ... but ...

why is only boost python "hyper linked"?

I'd actually would swap 5.2 and 5.3 ... i think most windows users
prefer using stuff in an ide an not on the cmdline, so using IDE should
come before cmdline.

5.4 i guess you mean most of the "deprecated" stuff msvc tells us about?
if so, i'd explicitly state them here (and how to get living/rid of it),
or else i wouldn't be sure, wheter i can just ignore them or i missed
warnings/errors that actually matter. (i guess it's vc2005 only?)

what i actually like ... is all the new example stuff:
on windows (...) it looks like "..."
and on *nix it should look like "..."

this is EXACTLY was i was looking for, in the original 'getting started'
guide, so...

thanks for boost and all *YOUR* new effords regarding it.


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