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Subject: [boost] Boost.Build documentation (Was:: CMake - one more time)
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir.prus_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-04-23 15:52:40

On 4/22/2016 4:20 PM, Paul A. Bristow wrote:
> I'd like to see a complete rewrite of documentation.
> Paradoxically, I want it written by someone who is *not* an author or expert.
> (Obviously it will have to be edited by several people who *are* experts).

There sadly does not appears to line of people willing to help with documentation (in
any open-source project I ever worked with). Boris was the only one recently, having
authored all of

It would seem the only practical approach at this point would be if each interested party
spend send me a list of things they want changed in docs, or spend some time over Skype
call to literally walk through documentation as if for the first time, and point out

> For future library authors, a template dummy project with all the folders and files assembled
> to copy and modify for their library would mean that the learning curve is less steep -
> at present, it's an overhang!

That's a good idea, and will be easy to do for me.

Vladimir Prus

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