Re: [Boost-docs] Quickbook spirit 2 port

Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] Quickbook spirit 2 port
From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-02-09 00:46:38

On 2/7/2010 11:36 PM, Daniel James wrote:
> Hi,
> My spirit 2 port of quickbook is at:
> There are a lot of changes, but they mostly shouldn't be visible to
> the user. You might notice that invalid quickbook is handled
> differently, but that's about it. I've actually gone out of my way to
> maintain behaviour for some bugs. Most notable id generation in
> existing files - if I didn't then links would break.
> The only new feature is that it has a html generator. This creates a
> single page of unstyled html, the idea is that a further tool will be
> used to split the html pages, add the navigation and style it. Such a
> tool could also support html generated by different means which would
> hopefully be flexible enough to deal with most libraries'
> documentation. It doesn't support footnotes or images yet.
> I'm hoping to release this with the next version of boost, although I
> might disable the html generation.

Way cool, Daniel! One thing I really want to be done is to minimize
the actual c++ grammars by converting as much markups as possible into
qbk templates and finally have the qbk standard template. Have you
considered that approach?


Joel de Guzman
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