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Subject: Re: [boost] Improving Boost Docs
From: Gavin Lambert (gavinl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-08-16 08:25:00

On 16/08/2017 17:39, Robert Ramey wrote:
> regardless of the details, just the look of the diagram is pretty
> intimidating. On the the other hand, once you the tools, scripts, etc
> installed, it's just a matter of calling boost build so everything is
> hidden. This makes it pretty simple ... until it doesn't which is just
> about always.
> I actually like the whole system and I think it's pretty well suited to
> boost. BUT, the combination with boost build and the desire to hide all
> the complexity makes it more difficult to use rather than easier. I
> think if we could work on this, we might persuade developers to stick
> with it rather than looking for alternatives.

So it needs better meta-documentation? :)

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