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Subject: Re: [boost] Do we need BoostBook?
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-12-05 18:41:09

Vladimir Prus-3 wrote
> As heretic as it sounds, do we get any benefits from BoostBook? It's a
> complex vocabulary, with complex toolchain,
> and while PDF generation sounded nice 10 years ago, printing HTML into PDF
> is a viable option these days - and nobody
> would want to print entire Boost documentation anyway?
> Thoughts?

Usage of BoostBook/DocBook isn't required by Boost. Library writers are
free to use any system they want to produce HTML documentation.

Maybe the question you might want to ask is ... Should QuickBook be altered
to produce html directly?

Robert Ramey

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