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From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-01 16:05:27

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> 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?
> I don't think there's a need to version control docs. What we need is:
> 1. Docs for SVN state of Boost, in HTML and PDF, placed in some area of
> the web site (and preferrably, not placed in SVN).

Currently the only way to have anything show up on the beta web site is
to check them into SVN. This is not going to change because of
management and security issues. Anything that isn't in SVN and needs to
be in the web site needs special, programmatic, handling.

> 2. Docs for the last release -- which clearly should not versioned either.

I don't see why? Or maybe I just don't understand the statement.

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