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From: John Christopher (jcxxr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-12 17:14:45

That's a nice installation guide. Since you are targeting beginners, I would
add two sections:
1. uninstall Boost. If it is easy to clean up, more people may be tempted to
give it a try.
2. upgrade from an older version. Also, beginners may wonder if it is
possible to have different versions of Boost on the same system.

"David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> 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,
> --
> Dave Abrahams
> Boost Consulting
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