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From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-27 16:21:55

Doug Gregor wrote:
> There are a lot of things in the day-to-day development of Boost that
> users just don't need to know about. The various workings of our
> Subversion repository, release management procedures, header
> policies, etc. just don't matter to users. I guess they could live
> somewhere on, away from the user-centric documentation, but

I pointed this out in the my other reply
<>. I already
have such separation on the new web site.

> I prefer the ease-of-use of a Wiki. My hypothesis is that, if we make
> it really, really, really easy to make improvements to that developer-
> centric documentation, we'll get better at keeping it up-to-date and
> relevant.

Wikipedia has proven that idea impractical. Easy editing doesn't produce
better docs, just more of them. You need editors, review, etc. to get
better docs.

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