[Mono-docs-list] MonkeyGuide and Monodoc futures.

Miguel de Icaza miguel@novell.com
Wed, 30 Mar 2005 11:03:37 -0500


    I want to move Monodoc to use Mozilla instead of GtkHTML so we can
start using CSS and remove all the hacks on our code that does css-like
transformations into HTML.

    In addition to this, Mike will be assisting me in splitting Monodoc
into two pieces: the documentation engine/docs will stay in Monodoc and
the GUI tools will be moved into a new module for Gtk# based tools
(still no name for it).

    The Monkeyguide has been stagnating for a while.  We had Shane
copy-edit parts of it, but he is not involved in the project, so the
contents are very likely inaccurate.

    Am considering whether it would be a good idea to move the content
into the Mono Wiki, namespacing it with `Guide:' just to get organized,
and then implement a Monodoc provider for plain HTML pages and ship with
Monodoc the contents from the Wiki (extracted in some form, yet to be