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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-01 21:34:43

on Mon Jun 25 2007, "Gennadiy Rozental" <> wrote:

> "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> news:87vedd16z5.fsf_at_grogan.peloton...
>>> 5. This is new *nonstandard* format any new developer will have to
>>> learn. I don't believe we can afford yet another barrier for new
>>> submitters.
>> Unless they already know DocBook, DocBook represents a much higher
>> barrier for most people getting started.
> I would guess that number of people familiar with DocBook would be much more
> in comparison with QuickBook

Granted. I would guess that the number of people familiar with
neither is much much more. My point is that when you're starting from
zero, QuickBook has a much shallower learning curve.

> I don't believe boost should regulate what people use to develop docs. What
> it should regulate is: what people need to use the docs. IOW what we should
> require is the presence of BoostBook file

So you no longer object to BoostBook? Before, you seemed to insist on
pure DocBook.

Dave Abrahams
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