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Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost-docs] [quickbook] Thank you Daniel James
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-06-04 11:18:08

On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 7:12 PM, Peter Dimov <lists_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Forgive the stupid question, but why does quickbook generate boostbook xml,
> which then generates html, instead of quickbook generating html directly?
> I do know that boostbook can do PDF as well, but in the common case the
> developer running quickbook doesn't need a PDF.

I guess PDF is the main reason. It's simpler to output in a single
intermediate format and use the existing infrastructure to generate
the final product. Daniel knows better though.

BTW, I'd also like to thank Daniel for this tool, it really helps.

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