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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-12 12:00:36

David Walthall <walthall_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> You can review the guide at
> Hi David,
> Thank you for the great document. It should help ease users into Boost.
> I just have a couple of suggestions/comments.
> In Section 4, would it be more intuitive to list those libraries that
> are header-only?

Yes, but the list would be too long and too hard to maintain.

> The topic heading is "Header-Only Libraries," but the
> list is non-header-only libraries. Also, in terms of deciding if they
> need to compile boost, having a list of libraries that *don't* require
> compilation might be more useful.

Agreed, but IMO it's impractical.

> In Section 6.3, the Unix command line is missing --toolset. Some of the
> comments in that section (specifically the Note) imply that --toolset is
> mandatory. Is it not needed?

Thanks, Peter D. already pointed that one out.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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