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From Steve Loughran <>
Subject Re: Custom task and type documentation revisited
Date Thu, 23 Mar 2006 10:59:14 GMT
Curt Arnold wrote:
> I'm doing my annual cpptasks ( 
> cleaning and expect to be producing long overdue release shortly and 
> hopefully additional releases at more reasonable intervals.  The current 
> cpptasks build uses tools from the proposals/xdocs to generate raw 
> documentation from Javadoc comments in the source code which is then 
> modified to create the product documentation.  I remember it as a 
> fragile and complicated process and failed at my first half-hearted 
> attempt to regenerate the documentation recently.  While I expect that I 
> could eventually get it back working again, I was wondering if something 
> new and better had come along for generating task documentation.  If 
> not, I'd still be tempted to migrate to javadoc + some doclet + XSLT to 
> generate the documentation.

Not yet curt, but if you could help us set something up, that would be 
great. And yes, documenting external tasks is something we'd want as a 
use case

At the bottom of this build file is how I patch in to the xdocs stuff 
from my external things

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