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From Andres Almiray <>
Subject Re: API document generation
Date Mon, 01 Feb 2016 08:55:21 GMT
Well, Groovydoc is a parallel API inspired by Javadoc, so retrofitting
would entail grabbing the real Javadoc tooling API and adding extension
points that can handle Groovy syntax such as understanding properties,
closures and other stuff (such as default values in method parameters IIRC).

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On Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at 9:51 AM, Peter Ledbrook <>

> I'm afraid not. Javadoc is a very specific tool that looks exclusively
>> into Java sources.
>> My experience in the past extending Groovydoc tells me the only way to
>> integrate with Javadoc tooling and doclets is to embrace and extend the
>> Javadoc API.
> How feasible is it to retrofit Groovydoc to the Javadoc API do you think?
> I assume that's what you're saying, if not necessarily recommending.
> Peter

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