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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: Better documentation [was: RE: Javadoc Task - specify multiple "-link" values.]
Date Mon, 25 Sep 2000 04:35:06 GMT
At 11:00  21/9/00 -0700, you wrote:
>Looking at the current documentation it strikes me as cumbersome in some
>parts, in particular when explaining nested attributes.
>It seem that we could do a better job on pointing out details if
>we where to include the DTD or XMLSchema fragment associated with each
>particular construct.
>XMLSchema would probably be a better choice, since I think allows expressing
>inheritance and such which we use all the time.
>Actually, it would be nice it the task where to provide the ability to
>generate their our Schema/DTD fragment. With that, it would be possible to
>accurately generate all the definitions for ANT.
>What people think.

there is already a task to generate the DTD for tasks - not sure of its
name (ant-structure ???) but I guess you could extend it to do XSchemas as



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