Boost logo

Boost-Build :

From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-02-28 13:24:00

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> > What I meant was... Which version are you using so we can build it to
>> > match you? As opposed to you trying to match us... I'm using Tidy
>> > released on "1st November 2002; built on Nov 8 2002".
>> I'm using the latest one you can get/build from
>>, but I'm not convinced you'll want to
>> match me. The formatting is a bit weird. Check it out and see what
>> you think.
> Mmm... I don't think I like new formatting much.

I agree.

> One minor thing is that
> Emacs fails to highlight things like
> <h2 id="installation">
> Installation
> </h2>
> because there are three lines (not one). In general, there's too much line
> occupied by closing tags and too little empy lines. As the result, the file
> lacks visual separation between paragraphs/list items and is harder to read.
> I thought here might be some switch to turn on the old behaviour, but could
> not find it in docs. I'll ask on tidy's mailing list.

My impression is that some choices were made to ensure absolute
portability to the most browsers possible. Apparently line breaks
are significant :(

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

Boost-Build list run by bdawes at, david.abrahams at, gregod at, cpdaniel at, john at