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From Andrew Douglas Pitonyak <and...@pitonyak.org>
Subject Re: Make the IDL Reference a live documentation
Date Sun, 13 Jan 2013 20:07:24 GMT
Alexandro, consider subscribing to the mailing list :-)

Are you advocating something like doxygen? I would love it if we did 
that! :-)

On 01/13/2013 09:45 AM, Alexandro Colorado wrote:
> For the longest I have been having the desire to have a live documents on
> the IDL Reference. For people that don't know what I am talking about is
> the documentation of the API objects that are supported by AOO. [1]
>
> I have been wishing for an annotation property so users and developers can
> add annotations to the various API Elements and code that could be used by
> newcomers. Something similar to what PHP documents have. [2]
>
> With technologies such as AJAX and JQuery, I think this should be very
> simple to do for anyone with enough experience on web development. For the
> longest time the activities of what happens in the community has been
> somewhat alienated from the website. For example, there are tons of
> snippets on the Forums, yet none of them make it to the site (or the
> application for that matter). Looking at the SDK this morning I notice
> there is almost no mention of PyUNO while the forum is filled with snippets
> of this bridge[3].
>
> My thought process is that by allowing this documentation to be more social
> it will also connect the dots for new development to happen.
>
> [1]
> http://www.openoffice.org/api/docs/common/ref/com/sun/star/module-ix.html
> [2] http://php.net/manual/en/function.strftime.php
> [3] http://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewforum.php?f=21
>

-- 
Andrew Pitonyak
My Macro Document: http://www.pitonyak.org/AndrewMacro.odt
Info:  http://www.pitonyak.org/oo.php


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