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From: Gennadiy Rozental (gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-02 21:46:43

"David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> 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.

I never did (at least never intended, I midght've mistyped docbook instead
of boostbook in some contexts)


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