Boost C++ Libraries

...one of the most highly regarded and expertly designed C++ library projects in the world. Herb Sutter and Andrei Alexandrescu, C++ Coding Standards

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Chapter13.Introduction

The BoostBook documentation format is an extension of DocBook, an SGML- or XML-based format for describing documentation. BoostBook augments DocBook with semantic markup that aids in the documentation of C++ libraries, specifically the Boost C++ libraries, by providing the ability to express and refer to C++ constructs such as namespaces, classes, overloaded functions, templates, and specializations.

BoostBook offers additional features more specific to its use for documenting the Boost C++ libraries. These features are intended to eliminate or reduce the need for duplication of information and to aid in documenting portions of Boost that might otherwise not be documented. Examples of Boost-centric features include:

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