[Mono-docs-list] Re: [Mono-list] More documentation info

Jason Diamond jason@injektilo.org
Wed, 13 Mar 2002 06:58:13 -0800

> Lines to extract will have to be marked by the "apostrophe followed by an
> underscore" character sequence as the first non-whitespace content in that
> line.

Just out of curiosity, why did you choose "apostrophe followed by an

There's a sample macro that comes with VS.NET called VBDocComments. It adds
XML comments to the current method automatically by using the IDE to parse
the code so that it can add the appropriate param names, etc. It uses three
apostrophes as the prefix. These comments can't be extracted by vbc yet but
just I assumed that the three apostrophes prefix was going to be used by vbc
in the future since that would be consistent with the three slashes csc

But I don't write in VB so don't really care. :-)