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Subject: Re: [boost] Test build for 1.56 available
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-07-08 10:07:33

On Tuesday 08 July 2014 09:42:37 Edward Diener wrote:
> On 7/8/2014 9:04 AM, Andrey Semashev wrote:
> >
> > Personally, I think distributing pre-built docs as a separate package is a
> > better option. Building docs locally require toolchain that is not
> > distributed or built with Boost, so offering users to build the docs
> > themselves is not quite practical. At the same time, I'm sure most users
> > won't use bre-built docs and just go online, so packaging docs with the
> > sources seems like a waste.
> I believe most users will execute the index.html in the top-level
> directory and expect to be able to view the documentation for any Boost
> library in which they are interested from the Libraries link there. To
> think that we will distribute versions of Boost without this is foolish IMO.

Do you actually use pre-built docs? I don't. Neither do most of my coworkers.
I don't see why cutting down the archive I need to download by more than a
half is foolish.

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