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From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-01 14:52:07

John Maddock wrote:
> Folks I think we need to get organised with PDF's now that we have many more
> libraries with quickbook/boostbook docs.
> I don't particularly want these in SVN trunk: apart from anything else it
> needlessly bloats the download size if folks are happy with HTML versions.
> Previously I've placed these in the vault, but there's a file size limit
> there and the new Boost.Math PDF's are too large :-(
> Another alternative would be the sourceforge file release system, but I
> don't believe all developers have access to that?
> So.... how about we either have a directory in the "website" area of SVN for
> these, or else in the sandbox maybe?
> Thoughts? John.

How are the HTML docs handled? Are the generated HTML files checked into
the website's SVN? Seems odd to check generated files into version
control. Maybe the Documentation link on the Boost's home page could
take you to a page that had links to automatically generated PDFs in
addition to the HTML.

Eric Niebler
Boost Consulting

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