Re: [Boost-docs] Query regarding boostbook and documentation

Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] Query regarding boostbook and documentation
From: Stefan Seefeld (stefan_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-01-04 13:30:01

On 04.01.2016 08:24, Glen Fernandes wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 4, 2016 at 8:04 AM, Stefan Seefeld wrote:
>> It means that - ideally - the document schema (and tools) now known as
>> "BoostBook" should become part of DocBook, freeing Boost developers to
>> focus their attention on library design rather than support tools. And
>> it means that - again, ideally - more people will be able to benefit
>> from all of that work, not just Boost developers.
>> Technically it means that Boost documentation will be able to depend on
>> DocBook 5, rather than remaining stuck with an old DocBook 4 version
>> against which the BoostBook DTD was developed.
> Stefan, this sounds great. Would the Quickbook implementation (or any
> existing documentation that lives only in Docbook XML form) need
> changes to leverage this?

I expect so, though hopefully those changes will be only minor. (Note
that the original port of BoostBook to DocBook 5 was done a few years
ago, as a GSoC project.)


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