Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] [Quickbook] No longer able to build the regex docs?
From: John Maddock (boost.regex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-06-21 11:38:59
>> Ah wait... after your fix, then the "=\<=" used in the regx docs *is*
>> correctly escaped.
> That's because I just removed all support for escapes in simple
> markup, so it just treats them as normal characters (as it did
> Quickbook still won't encode \< outside of simple markup. For example
> all of these:
> But there is a difference - docbook escaped with ''' will be ignored
> by the post-processor, so if it's invalid xml quickbook will still
> successfully run (but you'll get an error from xsltproc), but \< etc.
> aren't be ignored by the post-processor, which is why it failed.
Understood, but this sounds more like an accidental back door, than a
deliberate feature, in any case it appears not to be documented? It's also
easy to accidently fall into this back door by writing \< as I did in the
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