Re: [Boost-docs] [quickbook] Request for comments on 1.6 features

Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] [quickbook] Request for comments on 1.6 features
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-06-05 14:38:54

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Boost-docs [mailto:boost-docs-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Daniel James
> Sent: Tuesday, June 04, 2013 7:38 PM
> To: Discussion of Boost Documentation
> Subject: [Boost-docs] [quickbook] Request for comments on 1.6 features
> Hi,
> Since people are starting to use 1.6, I really should get it finished.
> I think the plan should be to try to get 'quickbook 1.6.0' (or maybe
> '1.6.0 alpha') ready soon after the next release. So I'd like your opinions on what should be
included. The
> current feature list is documented here:
> The 'Macros in docinfo block' section title is a bit messed up, I'll fix that soon.
> If there's anything you don't understand, please ask on this list. If there's anything you think
shouldn't be
> included then speak up soon.

I think I think that duplicate ids should be an error?

(I have found that explicit ids are usually better thought out than auto ones. Having long ones is
bad for the tiresome business of creating links).

New scoping rules are a significant change, but we can cope with that for their utility.
> I'm thinking about not including paragraphs in lists, as I wasn't very confident about the

:-( This is a feature I often would like (and also in tables).

> (I won't remove any code, just adjust the version switch to 1.7). So if you've already started
using it, let
> me know.

I look forward to using colour :-))

Looking improved to me :-)

Now we just need to get everyone using it :-(


Paul A. Bristow,
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