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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [tools] Javadoc! Javadoc! Javadoc! (the tool, not the debate...)
Date Thu, 09 Feb 2006 18:41:57 GMT

Jeremy Huiskamp wrote:
> What would be the suggested route for coming up with a javadoc tool?

Open up an editor, and start typing! :)

> there something out there now that could be imported and shaped up?  At 
> the other extreme, I'm envisioning busting out jflex/cup and doing a 
> from-scratch implementation.  I'm thinking there would be a lot of 
> overlapping functionality with the front end of a compiler so should the 
> two tools be considered together?  Harmony doesn't have a start on it's 
> own compiler yet, correct?

We were planning to just use the eclipse compiler.  No reason to rewrite.

I guess the best thing to do is do a quick write-up on how you might go 
about this.  Someone here must have some ideas to share too...


> Jeremy
> On 31-Jan-06, at 2:14 PM, Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
>> Ok - this isn't about the finer points of confusion surrounding 
>> documentation....
>> We need a javadoc tool for Harmony.
>> The current conversation is a diversion from this, which I recall was 
>> the original motivation behind the current generation of this discussion.
>> So, anyone interested?  We need all the tooling actually...
>> geir

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