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Re: some questions on Hurd

On Sat, Dec 02, 2000 at 01:07:28PM -0500, Neal H Walfield wrote:
> > Sorry - misunderstanding: DocBook is for extracting documentation from sources
> > or headers. The chance to get someone to document her functions in place is
> > much higher than to get him to do it externally.
> > Is TeX-info also capable of extracting such info from source-files, btw?
> TeX-info is a mark up language, not a program.  Are there programs
> capable of extracting info from source files and spitting it out as
> TeX-info?  I do not know.

A program (Knuth's work) for doing this kind of stuff ("litterate
programming") is web (for Pascal), and cweb for C/C++.

As usual with Knuth, it's a great idea. But perhaps difficult when
developing in community. But it's worth trying.

Thierry LARONDE <thierry.laronde@polynum.com>
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