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From Christopher Lenz <>
Subject Re: XDoclet and Ant descriptor generation
Date Sun, 05 Jan 2003 23:46:16 GMT
Nick Chalko wrote:
> Erik Hatcher wrote:
>> On Sunday, January 5, 2003, at 04:57  PM, Nick Chalko wrote:
>>> Why not  * @antdoc.example  snippet="<foo />"
>>> *                               description="Generates a default bar"
>>>          Lets keep as much as possible in the the source file.
>> Because its a real pain to HTML encode all the <> symbols and its much 
>> easier to have an external file with samples clearly formatted and 
>> styled in HTML I believe.
> Won't xodlet handle the xml excaping for us.  If not we should patch 
> xdoclet.

Even if, you don't *really* want to put large (read: anything larger 
then <foo/>), multi-line examples in the attribute of an XDoclet tag, do 

Specifying links to external examples that get merged in in the 
generation process sounds much more reasonable to me.

Christopher Lenz
/=/ cmlenz at

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