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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.38] Beta release of PDF documentation (and some helpneeded).
From: Stuart Dootson (stuart.dootson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-09 05:56:00

On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 10:49 AM, John Maddock <john_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> SVN commit 51104 to trunk provides the basic support for building all the
>>> Boost libraries that can be as PDF's:
>> Nice - I've always liked PDF docs. One question, John - is there any
>> intent to (at some point) somehow collate the individual PDFs into a
>> single, 'Boost documentation' PDF document - or is that something
>> that's trivially easy for the end-user to do once they have the
>> individual files?
> That would be one very big PDF ;-)
> Seriously though the DocBook XSL stylesheets don't scale well to very large
> documents - and if one library's XML has a SNAFU then nothing builds :-(

Out of interest - how is it that the stylesheets don't scale well? I
would have thought they would stay the same no matter how large the
document was?

> That's why these will all be separate PDF's for the time being.
> John.

I'll give pdftk a go at some point, see what that produces through
merging the documents.


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