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Subject: Re: [boost] [BPM] Supporting an alternative to meta/libraries.json
From: Louis Dionne (ldionne.2_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-01-04 14:24:57

Glen Fernandes <glen.fernandes <at>> writes:

> Louis wrote:
> > Should it be .boost.json instead of .boost?
> I'd prefer it as .boost, no need for an extension.
> > I find having such a directory at the root of every library annoying,
> > since it clutters it.
> Surely every Boost library providing an index.html at the root is equally
> annoying.

It is annoying, although I don't think it's required. From my understanding,
this is directed by what the links in boost/libs/libraries.htm point to. For
example, when I submitted my pull request adding Hana to the main Boost
repository [1], I added the following entry to libs/libraries.htm:


This way, unless I'm mistaken, the library only needs to provide the
doc/html/index.html file.



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