Subject: Re: [boost] Phoenix documentation problems
From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-03 01:07:13
On 12/2/2011 4:57 AM, Dave Abrahams wrote:
> A few things I just noticed:
> 1. http://www.boost.org/doc/libs/release/libs/phoenix/doc/html/phoenix/what_s_new/phoenix_3_0.html
> "Bind is no completely compatible with Boost.Bind"
> There's a letter missing after "no," the choice of which ("w" or "t")
> can invert the meaning of the sentence! It wasn't until I got to
> that I realized it was "w"!
This is already fixed in trunk
> 2. On the same page I think there's a messed up cross-reference, because
> "phoenix.modules.function phoenix::function"
> Doesn't make a whole lot of sense.
> 3. On libs/phoenix/doc/html/phoenix/starter_kit/values.html I see:
> Confused? val(3) is a unary function, you say? Yes it is.
> No, it isn't. val is a unary function. val(3) *invokes* a unary
Ok. Thanks for catching that.
> 4. libs/phoenix/doc/html/phoenix/starter_kit/lazy_operators.html says
> is an error but it gives only a confusing partial explanation that
> doesn't seem to follow the rules above it. operator looks as much
> like a binary operation as operator*; the difference is that the
> former must be a member.
I see. Ok, I added some notes to make this clear.
> 5. Can we please, finally, *deprecate* Boost.Lambda and put a sign on
> its docs directing people to look at Phoenix?
I'm not sure who's in a position to do that.
-- Joel de Guzman http://www.boostpro.com http://boost-spirit.com