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Subject: Re: [Boost-cmake] README.txt and Welcome.txt?
From: Doug Gregor (doug.gregor_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-02 08:48:39

On Sun, Nov 2, 2008 at 7:27 AM, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> As part of the merge to trunk, two files got added to boost-root: README.txt
> and Welcome.txt.
> Was that intentional?


> If so, what are these files, why are they needed, and how are they to be
> maintained?

They're used to build the graphical installers. Welcome.txt is the
text you see when you initially open the installer, and README.txt
comes up as the "release notes" a little later into the installer.

README.txt will need to be updated with the summary of what's changed
in each release (the same thing the release manager does for the
release notes on SourceForge). Welcome.txt won't change.

If having these files in the root is bothersome, we can move them into
tools/build/CMake; I'd suggest doing that for Welcome.txt but not for

  - Doug

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