[Uml-devel] [Bug 54307] documentation generation system needed

Stefan Seefeld seefeld at sympatico.ca
Wed Jul 20 06:45:50 UTC 2005

Zeno Gantner wrote:

> I think Umbrello should not reinvent the wheel here, but use existing solutions wherever possible.
> For class diagrams, it already generates JavaDoc/Doxygen comments,
> and the Perl code is documented using the PerlDoc syntax.
> It would be nice to be able to call the documentation generator from
> within Umbrello.
> Maybe it should also allow different Doxygen documentation styles,
> although this might be complicated/overkill ...

Synopsis (http://synopsis.fresco.org) not only provides the features
you find in doxygen, it also has APIs you could use to parse and generate
code. So, following your (good) advice on not reinventing the wheel in umbrello,
you may think about using synopsis for the whole reengineering parts.


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