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Subject: Re: [boost] Change to documentation writing guidelines
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-06-04 20:58:52

on Wed Jun 03 2009, Daniel James <> wrote:

> 2009/6/3 David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]>:
>> I'm afraid to say this, because I know some of my older libraries don't
>> conform to the guidelines at all, but...
>> I think we've developed enough guidelines that it would be a good idea
>> for _someone_ (ahem!) to go through the docs and create tickets for all
>> the places where our existing documentation doesn't conform.  That would
>> at least give lib maintainers an opportunity to face the question of
>> whether they're going to make the fix. :-)
> Maybe, but the guidelines repeatedly make the point that they're not
> compulsory so I've always seen them as optional.

So lib authors are free to close tickets with "wontfix."

Dave Abrahams
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