[Mono-dev] Mono.Addins in Monodoc
jonpryor at vt.edu
Thu Dec 20 11:52:10 EST 2007
On Thu, 2007-12-20 at 14:56 +0100, Lluis Sanchez wrote:
> Fair enough. Just make sure you guys consider Mono.Addins if MonoDoc is
> going to include any kind of extensibility support (including support
> for third party libraries to extend MonoDoc with new documentation).
> Otherwise we'd be reimplementing functionality that M.A. already
Too late. MonoDoc has had this kind of extensibility support (i.e.
adding documentation for additional external libraries) for *years*;
it's how Gtk# and Mono.Fuse documentation is added, for example.
Now, this doesn't mean that using Mono.Addins wouldn't be an
improvement; it likely would, as you could update the documentation
(more) independently than is currently possible. (It *is* currently
possible, it just requires having root access to overwrite the existing
files within $prefix/lib/monodoc/sources. :-) Which is why it doesn't
happen except during complete package upgrades...
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