Re: [Boost-docs] Boost-wide concept docs

Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] Boost-wide concept docs
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-04 01:43:01


On 2/3/2011 4:32 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
> On 2/3/2011 6:50 PM, Steven Watanabe wrote:
>> On 2/3/2011 3:11 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
>>> Still it would be very nice if the various <format>xxx: were actually
>>> documented somewhere. Without that information using the the <format>
>>> options is just a guess for me.
>> There's a fair amount of information between
>> and
>> a) Is there anything important missing between these?
>> b) How should this be organized to make it easy to find?
>> - The Boost.Build level stuff like features and
>> rules should probably be covered in detail in
>> the Boost.Build docs.
>> - I'd prefer to have the wiki page integrated into
>> the BoostBook docs, since its been pretty stable
>> for a while.
> If the output formats are BoostBook and not DocBook, then the BoostBook
> docs are the right place for them.

The input format is BoostBook.

> But since it sounds like 'format' is
> a feature of the Build system, the feature and all its uses should be
> documented somewhere in the Boost Build system documentation.

It's only used by boostbook.

> Otherwise
> how other can one know what the various output format syntax
> possibilities are in Boost Build unless they are ?

I'll add docs for the xsltproc, boostbook,
quickbook, fo, and doxygen modules, but it
will probably take a few days.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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