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- Subject: RE: [ANNOUNCE] Improvements to stdlib (wiki: StandardLibraries)
- From: Reuben Thomas <rrt@...>
- Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2002 17:17:42 +0100 (BST)
> I've used Doxygen, which I think is great, does everything you need. I
> looked into writing a parser or convertor for Doxygen but too much hassle
> (ie. quicker to just write on in Lua) and formatting not quite right for
> Lua. I think you just need simple groups and items in groups for Lua docs as
> Lua usage is pretty open ended.
I agree about DOxygen, I looked at it myself.
> Ah. I set out to add "formatters" so that you could render your document in
> HTML, Latex, PS etc. But as always, time ran out and I only need HTML. So it
> could probably be simplified significantly, unless people want other
Simplification does sound like a good thing. Indeed, perhaps a
reimplementation of the same idea; to be frank, it had never occurred to
me, and as usual, using the Lua parser to do the work solves a lot of
If you're interested in doing anything like this yourself, I would of
course be delighted! I suppose it would be good for Doris too to have it
simplified and separated.
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