From: Marco (mrcekets_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-06 10:10:12
On Tue, 06 Nov 2007 14:33:46 +0100, Jens Seidel <jensseidel_at_[hidden]>
> On Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 01:08:09PM +0100, Marco wrote:
>> Now the library tutorial is available in quickbook format
>> on the Boost Sandbox Repository:
> tutorial.qbk has the svn:executable property set, please remove it.
> I recommend to check also other files, also outside of overload/.
I'd have removed the svn:executable property from all library files.
> I also suggested already to avoid spaces before punctation such as "."
> or "!" in README_FIRST.txt as this is unusual in English. You should
> also write headlines with a capital (e.g. "what's new", "description").
Ok, sorry I didn't apply your patch because of the folder layout changed.
> I didn't know the quickbook format and expected something as texi or
> XML but it looks nice ...
> Will read it carefully this evening.
Thanks :-) You can transform it in XML format with quickbook.
Take into account that my English language
deficiencies go beyond punctation issues.
> Isn't this also possible for released Boost code as Boost doesn't
> support a fixed ABI or API (which is a reason for some projects not to
> use Boost at all)?
>> So if you're using Boost.Overload for your projects you'd
>> keep in mind that at this stage of development I can't
>> warrant backward compatibility of future library release.
> Do other Boost libraries do this?
Well, I wanted only to say that the library is still
in an evolving state. So changes are more likely than
for an accepted or released Boost Library.
I'm still getting in confidence with boost guidelines
and subversion so thanks a lot for pointing out the issues.
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