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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Ant documentation
Date Thu, 01 Mar 2018 09:37:03 GMT
On 2018-03-01, Dominique Devienne wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 1, 2018 at 7:28 AM, Gintautas Grigelionis <
> g.grigelionis@gmail.com> wrote:

>> I tried then to use the replacement tags as consistently as possible in
>> such a large body of text, but I realised that we perhaps need a kind of a
>> style guide. Would you like to discuss it? Where would it best fit in the
>> source code tree?

I'm not convinced I want to have any kind of rules keep people from
writing docs :-)

> Isn't the HTML manual generated? Sure it's checked-in, but I thought there
> was a generation process.

This site is generated, the manual is not. We once had experiments
creating the task manual pages via a doclet IIRC, but this never went
far enough to be used in practice. Adding all the stuff that is part of
the manual back into the classes would certainly require a lot of time,
which was one of the problems.

Stefan

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