[Mono-docs-list] Long term Monodoc feature requests.

Rodolfo Campero rodolfocampero@hotmail.com
Thu, 10 Jun 2004 12:13:05 +0000


>From: Todd Berman <tberman@sevenl.net>
>To: Miguel de Icaza <miguel@ximian.com>
>CC: mono-docs-list@lists.ximian.com
>Subject: Re: [Mono-docs-list] Long term Monodoc feature requests.
>Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2004 02:53:35 -0400
>Miguel de Icaza wrote:
>>>2) Register docs not through the main monodoc module. Monodoc has 
>>>wonderful editing facilities, useful for .net projects outside of just 
>>>mono + gtk-sharp. If it were easy/possible to register zip files in a way 
>>>other than through the one .xml file, that would make it far easier. As 
>>>it stands even now, the debugger puts docs into place that monodoc wont 
>>>load for some reason. We could even potentially remove the need for the 
>>>xml file and have some special file put into the .zip file that monodoc 
>>>looks for to identify why sort of provider to use. This is another change 
>>>that should be hidden from the various monodoc.dll consumers.
>>The warning that you see is only a warning for applying *patches*, so it
>>is a warning that today only applies to me (as the sole administrator of
>>the public server).
>I was talking about monodoc/browser/monodoc.xml, which appears to be part 
>of how monodoc figures out what to load and how to do it. This makes 
>project X unable to easily install documentation that monodoc will just 
>find. I could be wrong, and that xml file isnt used for loading at all, but 
>I am pretty sure it is. That is what im talking about needing to change, to 
>make monodoc able to display docs for installed documentation of any kind, 
>not just stuff we publish.

As far as I could see, there's a node called "various" in monodoc.xml.
I think the intention is that other projects plug their documentation
under this category; please someone at Novell correct me if I'm wrong.

>>You can safely ignore this.
>>The rest, I agree with you, but its not something doable in the 1.0
>Absolutely agree :)
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