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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/7] lguest: documentation pt I: Preparation
On Tue, 24 Jul 2007 17:00:28 +0100 Alan Cox wrote:

> > P.S. I am currently considering a no-limericks policy for the LWN quote
> > of the week.
>
> The LWN quote of the week
> Is I think rather weak
> No poems allowed
> To rise from the crowd
> Its future looks terribly bleak
>
> More seriously the documentation looks good, and it definitely wants a
> date/release clearly mentioning so people know when it is obsolete
>
> > Advantage: it does keep the source code + doc text together.
> > Martin (former kernel-doc maintainer) was going to come up with
> > some way to do this, but he abandoned it.
>
> It's not clear to me how you then format the extracted material. It

Yes, that's certainly a challenge with the current kernel-doc script.

> doesn't really fit the kernel-doc idea of formats. It would probably be
> far easier to teach a seperate tool to rip clearly marked blocks into
> ASCII documentation files for that purpose

which is what Rusty's extract script does.

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