[Mono-docs-list] What to do about types in the root namespace?

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Wed Dec 19 22:02:24 EST 2007

On Dec 19, 2007 9:52 PM, Jonathan Pryor <jonpryor at vt.edu> wrote:
> While trying to update the contents of monodoc/class, I ran into a
> problem: Npgsql contains the following types in the root ("") namespace:
> NpgsqlRowUpdatingEventArgs, and NpgsqlRowUpdatedEventArgs.
> The problem is twofold:
> 1. monodocer generates an error and exits if it sees such a type.
> 2. What should Monodoc do with such a type?
> Assuming that telling the Npgsql authors to rename their types is
> undesirable, we need a way to support types in the root namespace.
> We could just say "Don't Do That," and be done with it. :-)

Putting types in the root namespaces sounds to me like a Bad Thing,
violating naming guidelines etc. IMO this isn't something that MonoDoc
should care about -- if anything, it should throw an error (as it
does) or ignore them.

Michael Hutchinson

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