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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-13 15:49:49

Satoshi Fujimoto <fujim_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> 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.
> It's not about what you have wrote, but about what you did not write.
> So its just a suggestion.
> If this document is for the boost begginers, isn't is good to
> show which library is 'easy' to start?
> I know it is a bit controversial subject, but it is almost clear
> that, at least for C++ beginners (and maybe for most of the 'ordinary'
> C++ programmers) libraries like MPL or spirit is difficult.
> While libraries like boost:timer and shared_ptr is easy to use.
> So my suggestion is to make some section like "where to start?"
> and make some pointers like....
> for C++ beginners, try shared_ptr, boost::timer, etc
> for those interested in functional programming, see function, bind....
> for those interested in numerical programming, see random, uBLAS
> and so on and on.

Such material might be a great idea, but I think it is outside the
scope of this particular document. There ought to be a "what next?"
document, but that's a separate thing.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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