[fpc-devel] [RFC] fpdoc output comment from the source

L505 fpc505 at z505.com
Sun Dec 4 13:46:27 CET 2005

> Did you miss something?

> On the FPC homepage:
> - Click "on-line documentation"
> - Click "documentation table of contents with comments"
> - Click "Add a comment"

I think we went over this before. I was talking about the FPDOC "online reference"
documents, actually. I think you are talking about the "online documentation" which
is different than the online reference? I usually read the FPDOC documents, not the
"Online-documentation" Tex generated ones. I do read the "Online" Tex generated ones
sometimes, but most of the time I'm running back and forth to the actual FPDOC "unit

In any case, the "online document" comment system doesn't work optimally the way it
currently is on those online documents you speak of, either.. because all the mirrors
out there usually have a higher page rank on google, and the mirrors don't have any
comment system. So I end up reading the documentation at another domain name, where
there are no option for me to add comments quickly. We need a syndication system
anyway, where universities and other mirrors can parse User comments from a database
or Rss feed.

It doesn't really matter right now at this moment, though. I've talked about this for
ages and I never seem to get my point across fully. What I'll do is run this system I
speak of on Z505.com domain, and you'll see how it works there. I won't suggest that
freepascal.org take a look into it until I have a real world working example to show
you what I mean. I will also be documenting other things like the entire Windows.pas
file, which freepascal.org does not document for good reasons.  That's the Windows
API reference project for Delphi and Freepascal programmers. I have the server space
and bandwidth for thousands of documents so I have no problem hosting all of this.
Again, I don't want to sound all talk and no action here.. so I think I'll save
discussing my ideas until proven on Z505.

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