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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-02-05 13:19:13

Evan Carew <carew_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>>"Hickman, Greg" <greg.hickman_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>>Foster Brereton
>>>>Sent: Friday, February 03, 2006 5:20 PM
>>>>I have found the mailing list archives proved helpful, but
>>>>took an inordinate amount of time to search through. Is it
>>>>possible to take threads in the mailing lists that look
>>>>something like this:
>>>> - A: I have problem XYZ
>>>> - B-Z: Oh, you need to do this
>>>> - A: That fixed it, thanks!
>>>>and convert them to a FAQ or additional documentation?
>>>How about encouraging Boost library developers to maintain
>>>library-specific FAQs along with their respective library documentation?
>>How about it? We already do.
> Technically true, however, frequently and functionally misleading.

How about encouraging library developers to improve their FAQs?

> There have been few libraries I have used recently where I didn't have
> to call this list for help. While I have always received a degree of
> help which has been useful to me, I routinely see other threads where
> a programmer with a question doesn't seem to connect with the
> respondents (the latest threads about bjam & python being good examples).

Hm, those are my responsibility, to some degree. Which threads

Dave Abrahams
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