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Subject: Re: [boost] [Git] Boost website changes?
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-18 17:38:52

> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Daniel
> Sent: Sunday, December 16, 2012 6:00 PM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] [Git] Boost website changes?
> On 15 December 2012 13:40, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > The web site content needs to be reviewed, and all the
> > Subversion references and instructions changed to Git and modular
> > Boost.
> Here are the pages that need to be changed:
> community/groups.html (the subversion commit list) community/sandbox.html support/bugs.html
> development/running_regression_tests.html
> development/testing.html (which is out of date anyway) development/website_updating.html
> users/download/index.html (this one is a bit tricky, so I'll handle it)
> Subversion is mentioned on a lot of other pages - e.g. 'Clang from subversion' in release notes,
but they
> don't need to change. There's also a couple things to do under 'site-tools', I'll handle that.
> > What is the best way to handle that? Create a branch similar to
> Could probably just do it on the beta branch, or maybe even live.
> There's no reason to complicate things. Updating content is quite different to development. It
doesn't all
> break if someone makes a typo.
> > Who is willing to take on the management of updating web site content
> > and monitor progress?
> Updating the website shouldn't be considered a separate task, otherwise it won't get done. I won't
> what changes to make, and no one else will bother. Whoever is dealing with the testing will need
> update the testing pages. And so on. If editing the html is too difficult for anyone, they can
write it up in
> plain text, and I'll update the site.

I'm willing to help on website updates. I can handle html (having cut my teeth on the 'using boost'

Tell me if can help in any way.


Paul A. Bristow,
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