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Subject: Re: [boost] [iterator] What documentation is actual?
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-08-26 20:45:00

On 8/26/2017 3:40 PM, Andrey Semashev via Boost wrote:
> On 08/26/17 22:12, Edward Diener via Boost wrote:
>> On 8/26/2017 1:52 PM, Andrey Semashev via Boost wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> While moving next_prior.hpp to Boost.Iterator I've noticed that thete
>>> are basically two versions of the documentation in Boost.Iterator:
>>> rst and QuickBook. It seems like QuickBook is in progress of being
>>> written and is largely a conversion of rst, but is incomplete in some
>>> places.
>>> I'd like to ask what's the plan about it?
>> The rst doc is being distributed. I have no idea when the quickbook
>> version was begun and why it did not replace the rst doc. I am not
>> even sure how the rst doc gets regenerated.
> I don't think it does. The Jamfile builds QuickBook, but
> iterator/index.html redirects to iterator/doc/index.html (not
> iterator/doc/html/index.html) which is committed in git along with other
> htmls generated from rst. So essentially QuickBook gets built but not used.

I meant that I do not know how the rst files are transformed to the html
and pdf files. It looks like it is done through and a
GNUmakefile but the GNUmakefile tells us that the correct makefile is at, which no longer
exists. So it really is that we can no longer regenerate the distributed
documentation for iterator from the rst files.

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