Re: [Boost-docs] Quickbook blocks for concepts

Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] Quickbook blocks for concepts
From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-02-10 09:28:41

> BTW, we really need to get a std library of templates going with
> quickbook:
> Boost.Math already has all the HTML-4 entities ready to add (so [epsilon]
> for the Greek epsilon character for example), but I'm sure there are
> others
> we can pinch from other libraries.

>It'd probably be better to use the UTF-8 characters rather than entities.

Ah, they expand to unicode character escapes not named entities: that makes
them completely independent of output format and character encoding. The
names are just used for the template names.

> Thinking about this some more, it would
> help a lot if we could have conditional templates, or at least a builtin
> [if
> ] rule, along with a list of variables in quickbook. For starters I'd
> suggest a version number and a flag indicating what the output type is
> or DocBook).

>FWIW, there already is an 'ifdef':

Cool ;-)


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