[fpc-devel] fpdoc and fv

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Mon Aug 25 12:54:25 CEST 2008

On Mon, 25 Aug 2008, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> On 8/25/08, Michael Schnell <mschnell at lumino.de> wrote:
> >
> >
> > > I still like the principle though.
> > >
> >  I do understand this.
> >
> >  But especially with the non-English versions it would be nice to make the
> > update of the help texts as easy as possible to enable the casual volunteer
> > to get involved.
> As an alternative to the "email link" I mentioned earlier (which I
> still think is the better option), the is also LUFDOC.  You generate
> you documentation HTML with fpdoc. Run the LUFDOC parser (which is
> very quick) over the HTML which then modifies the HTML to include the
> LUFDOC comments. The fpdoc HTML can be re-generated at any time
> because the LUFDOC user comments are stored separately to the original
> fpdoc HTML - the parser merges to two.  The CGI web app simply allows
> a mechanism to edit the user comments section, but a standard IDE
> plug-in or GUI app could also be written to do this job.

That's exactly what the community thing already does.


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