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If you're looking for a great counter-example of how to document something see any boost library. It's amazing to me how often their documentation and reference material fails to answer the most simple of questions.

Today's problem? I have managed to find the exact documentation for the function that I want to use. That documentation is lacking the following super-critical information for a library this large and complicated:

  • Which namespace is this in?
  • Which header file includes this function?

It's amazing that we ever manage to write anything in this language.

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