Re: [Boost-bugs] [Boost C++ Libraries] #2616: No link to "latest" version of a library

Subject: Re: [Boost-bugs] [Boost C++ Libraries] #2616: No link to "latest" version of a library
From: Boost C++ Libraries (noreply_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-22 17:54:27

#2616: No link to "latest" version of a library
  Reporter: dave | Owner: grafik
      Type: Bugs | Status: new
 Milestone: To Be Determined | Component: website
   Version: Boost 1.37.0 | Severity: Problem
Resolution: | Keywords:

Comment(by dave):

 Replying to [comment:2 danieljames]:
> It'd be much easier to deal with this ticket if it was split into
 separate tickets for each request.

 Sorry. Sometimes all I can muster is to put something in the tracker.

> For the main complaint, I'll make sure all the libraries have
 appropriate forwarding index files, I'm not sure why you think that `libs
 /library-name` only works for 'legacy' libraries, as I've been making sure
 that new libraries have them (eg

 Because it failed for me at least once, I drew that conclusion.

> Although I haven't been doing that for sub-libraries (such as swap,
 which is part of utility), maybe I should.


> As for #2490, did you see my comment? The categorized library list is
 now live and looks a lot like 'libs/libraries.htm'.

 Yes, I saw the comment. You should update the comment to say it's live.
 The fact that it's live doesn't make it reachable. I really do think
 "Libraries" should still be a top-level link on the home page. The
 libraries page is not only a set of docs, but a catalogue of what's in

> I'm afraid that not going to reorganize the urls anytime soon, but
 you're wrong about the redirects. The permanent redirects go to the
 release url

> Of course, most people won't be aware of the difference.

 Like me. OK, that's good to know; I'll use the release URL in the future.

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