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From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-02-21 11:06:07

Beman Dawes wrote:
> boost-root/index.htm has been deleted and boost-root/readme.html has
> been added.
> Is the intent that readme.html becomes the new home page?

The intent is for it to become the new start page. The web site has it's
own home page.

> That would be a breaking change for the many user's who have links on
> their own pages to Boost's index.htm in their local installation of Boost.

OK, which users?

> "index.htm" was an unfortunate choice of name, so I think the current
> reorganization would be a good time to change the home page to
> "index.html". But we will still need "index.htm" to avoid breaking user
> links (not to mention our own links!), although it can just redirect to
> "index.html".
> We could also have a "readme.html" that redirects to "index.html",
> although it seem unnecessary to me.

Why not just have an index.htm that redirects to readme.html? Note, I
did the "readme.html" because there was another unfortunate superfluous
file at the root "README" that just told people to look at the "index.htm".

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