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Subject: Re: [boost] Generating Boost documentation with pandoc
From: Vinícius dos Santos Oliveira (vini.ipsmaker_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-01-18 01:14:30

2017-01-17 16:35 GMT-03:00 John Maddock <jz.maddock_at_[hidden]>:

> I can't help feeling that too much has been made of Boost using "non
> standard" or home made tools for this - we don't - the canonical format is
> Docbook, how you get to that is up to you. You can author the XML yourself
> (not recommended frankly or all though it does work quite well for small
> documents), use a commercial editor, or yes use our quickbook tool,
> something I've always found to be completely reliable and trivial to use.
> And yes, I resisted it at first too ;)

asciidoc was designed to support the DocBook's semantics. I can generate
this XML quite trivially.


What do I do with this XML?

Why is it so important (to Boost)?

Maybe I can fight Boost.Jam again to process this file somehow.

Vinícius dos Santos Oliveira

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