From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-13 06:47:01
Vladimir Prus wrote:
> David Abrahams wrote:
>> on Sat Oct 27 2007, Vladimir Prus <ghost-AT-cs.msu.su> wrote:
>>> Over at boost.org there's a page for Boost.Build, at:
>>> the content of which is exactly what was in the last
>>> Boost release. There's another page for Boost.Build,
>>> namely http://boost.org/boost-build2, content of which
>>> is regenerated nightly, using SVN state.
>>> The first page, generally, is outdated and wrong. For
>>> example, now it points a Milestone 11 downloads while
>>> current version of Boost.Build is M12, talks about CVS
>>> (and links to a page that does not say how to get
>>> anything from either CVS or SVN), points to development
>>> roadmap that is totally inaccurate, and so on.
>>> Generally, both the download and documentation links
>>> at http://boost.org/boost-build2 will yield better results
>>> to a user.
>>> Are there any objections to making the up-to-date
>>> docs page the one most easily found, and making docs corresponding
>>> to the last release only found via some "doc archive", or not
>>> accessible at all?
>> Seems like a good idea for now. Hopefully at some point in the
>> future, the docs will catch up with the releases and we will probably
>> want to revisit that decision.
> Ok, so given that new website is still in the making, how about
> me adding apache redirect from
> http://www.boost.org/tools/build/v2/index.html to boost.org/boost-build2 ?
In fact, I've considered all other technical options, and apache redirect
seems just about right. I've added the following:
Redirect /tools/build/v2 http://boost.org/boost-build2
Redirect /tools/build http://boost.org/boost-build2
and it appears to have the desired effect.
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