[fpc-pascal]autodoc generation

Michael.VanCanneyt at Wisa.be Michael.VanCanneyt at Wisa.be
Mon Sep 9 20:47:01 CEST 2002

On Mon, 9 Sep 2002, Michael A. Hess wrote:

> Michael.VanCanneyt at Wisa.be wrote:
> >
> > Lastly:
> > I am currently working on a GUI editor for the XML documentation files that
> > fpdoc needs. It's written in a small OOP GTK wrapper so should function on
> > both windows and Linux. When Lazarus is ready for release, I will look at
> > switching the implementation to the LCL.
> >
> > I've asked Sebastian Guenther when we'll release fpdoc; as far as i'm
> > concerned, this can be done even this week because fpdoc is fully
> > functional. The editor can be released at a later time.
> Since it wasn't released that is why I wasn't working with it. I wasn't
> even sure that it was still being worked on.
> Because of the way I have setup the MySQL database to hold the
> documentation it doesn't really make a difference what engine is used to
> pull the content. It will be just as easy to tweek fpDoc to pull from
> MySQL as from the current XML. It could even dump to the XML file first
> and process it that way.
> Since I want all Lazarus documentation content to come out of the
> database which will be Edited via a web page the GUI aspect isn't that
> important for the LCL right now.
> We had talked before about adding the MySQL aspect to fpDoc and you had
> laid out some tables. Did that ever get added to fpDoc? Should I be able
> to use that or should I stick with what I have currently designed?

I didn't add anything, since I never received feedback any from you :-)
But it should be very easy to add. It's a nice opportunity to test the
database components. After I finish the GUI, I will have a look at a
mysql -> XML conversion tool.


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