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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-25 06:08:12

On Monday 03 April 2006 21:00, Richard Peters wrote:
> Hello,
> These are the documentation nitpicks of boost.jam. I've tried to
> correct most of them myself, and the results are in the attached diff.txt
> (and available on ), but since I'm not at
> all familiar with the quickbook format, I didn't apply changes that affect
> quickbook syntax, but described here what the changes are:

I've applied this patch. Again, thanks for thorough proofreading!

> line 268: =bjam\[.exe\]= generates literally bjam\[.exe\], including the
> backslashes. I'm not familiar with the quickbook format. Can these simply
> be removed?

Appears to work fine without backslashes.

> line 399 and at other places, documentation speaks of 'built targets'.
> Shouldn't these be 'build targets', meaning targets that are part of a
> build, instead of targets that are already built?

I'm not sure. "Built targets" can be read as "targets that will be built". Can
native speakers say something?

> line 441: A backslash (\): the backslash is not visible in the generated
> documentation. Should probably be escaped with another backslash.

Using double backslash works.

> The Lexical Features section of the Language section does not mention
> comments. I didn't find a description of how comments look like like
> anywhere.


> line 457: Same as in line 268, backslashes are displayed four times.


> line 764: PROFILE is used as rulename, but shouldn't that be W32_GETREG?

You're right.

> line 918: [^=] is expected to generate = but doesn't do it. Instead, it
> causes ] to display and makes the rest of the line use the wrong font.
> [^+=] later in the line has the same problem.


> line 996: the code is on the same line as the paragraph.


> line 1423: "Note that the documentation" Which documentation? This
> documentation or the original jam documentation?

Change to "original Jam documentation".

> line 1448: The formatting is wrong.



Vladimir Prus
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