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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-13 16:26:07

David Klein <dave_chp_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>> 4)
>>>> why is only boost python "hyper linked"?
>>> No reason. Asked and answered in a previous message.
>> This might have seemed ungrateful; sorry. I appreciate your feedback;
>> I'm just short of time and sleep.
> Don't worry, no offense taken.
>>>> 5)
>>>> 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.
>>> True, but the IDE instructions are much more complicated than the
>>> cmdline instructions. I've been using the principle that when
>>> the tracks bifurcate, branches are ordered from shortest to
>>> longest, to make it easier to find the branch you want.
>> Does that make sense or should I have used a different criterion?
> Well yes it does, but I probably would have ordered by
> "most common use" or something like that.

In that case we should always start with Windows.

I tried a consistent organization, but it just wasn't working. For
some user, the instructions she's looking for are too far away. How
important is this?

> BTW, just spotted a small typo: 7.2 Link to a Boost Library On *nix
> The o is uppercase in the 7.2 headline and the content box.

Thanks, fixed.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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