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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: [xdocs] Feature Requests
Date Mon, 11 Mar 2002 12:31:08 GMT
On Thu, 7 Mar 2002 10:01, Bill Burton wrote:
> Yes.  I was occupied tracking down a bug in jaxen which is used by dom4j
> which is used by DVSL.  With that fixed, I'm now able to generate
> correctly formatted pages for the datatypes as well as tasks with only
> minor changes to the existing stylesheet.  Now that this is working, I'll
> look at generating a tasks and datatypes overview page.


> Something I'm considering in the short run, is to ignore the categories
> and generate the XML (and respective HTML) in the same directory structure
> currently used.  For the most part, the new doc would be a drop in
> replacement for the old.   Links to ../CoreTypes, etc. everywhere would
> still work.  The category meta info would still be used to generate an
> overview page but it would have nothing to do with the physical location
> of the files.


> What I'd really like is a way of specfying how tasks are classified into
> categories at the Ant task level much the way the <group> element works
> for javadoc or in an XML file.  That allows much more flexibility in how
> things are organized over hard coding all categories in the @ant.task tag
> in each task source file.  Which categories a task belongs to is strictly
> a documentation issue and not at all related to the behavior of the task.




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