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Subject: Re: [boost] [review] Review of Outcome v2 (Fri-19-Jan to Sun-28-Jan, 2018)
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-01-23 22:13:09


On 01/23/2018 02:58 PM, Niall Douglas via Boost wrote:
>>> Tarball:
>>> *-
>>> 0-boost-peer-review
>> If you're going to provide this, it should contain
>> documentation that I can read locally.
> The particular theme I chose requires a real web server, it doesn't work
> from a file:// address. Hence no point in bundling documentation that
> you can read locally in the tarball.

  Frankly, I find this completely ridiculous.
It's also goes against Boost's documentation

  "The format for documentation should be HTML, and
should not require an advanced browser or
server-side extensions"

> If you would like to read the documentation locally, here's how:
> 1. Download a prebuilt Hugo binary for your system from
> 2. Fetch the standalone tarball from
> and unpack it.
> 3. Unpack the Hugo binary into outcome/doc/src
> 4. In a terminal, cd to outcome/doc/src
> 5. Run 'hugo serve' and follow the instructions it prints with regard to
> a http site on localhost.
> If you run into any problems, let me know.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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