[m-users.] Greetings

Peter Ross peter at emailross.com
Wed Apr 2 11:09:12 AEDT 2014

On 2 April 2014 11:16, Paul Bone <paul at bone.id.au> wrote:
> in the long term I'd like to see better API documentation tools for Mercury.
> Along the lines of javadoc/doxygen.  I think that the right way to do this
> is to have the compiler generate some machine-readable information that
> would be necessary.  Then use a separate tool to actually format that
> machine readable information into something useful for humans (like HTML,
> PDF whatever).  This is relevant because an IDE plugin should also be able
> to use the same machine readable information to make things like
> code-completion more useful.  Specifically your IDE could show you
> completions that match the type of a parameter.
I added to the compiler, a long time ago, an option which output all
the comments located near a predicate, typeclass method, type field
into an xml file.  A quick search of the source, should find the
option and see if it still works.


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