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Subject: Re: [boost] [BPM] Supporting an alternative to meta/libraries.json
From: Louis Dionne (ldionne.2_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-01-05 16:41:52

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

> Louis wrote:
> > Ah, you seem to be right. In this case, I think I don't even
> > understand the purpose of the links in boost/libs/libraries.htm.
> > Can anyone shed light on this?
> That libraries.htm page is what people see when they visit:
> The library root index.html is what people see when visiting:
> Almost every library's index.html is just the same boilerplate with a
> different meta redirect to that library's documentation index. I wish that
> documentation index link could be specified in the library's .boost file
> instead of requiring every library to have that index.html.

Ah, I understand now. Thanks for the explanation. Having an index.html at
the root of a library is IMO very hacky (why should a library's layout
be affected by the need for to redirect stuff around?), but
changing this should be attempted in a different discussion.


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