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From: Jeremy Siek (jsiek_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-01-23 10:32:31

Wow, opensource is great! You dream about something (gcc->xml)
and before you know it, someone goes and does it!

Two applications of this I'm particularly interested in are:
  - automatic browsing info/documentation generation
  - automatic concept check generation

I hope this project comes to fruition soon!


On Tue, 23 Jan 2001, Prabhu Ramachandran wrote:

prabhu> Hi,
prabhu> This post is to announce the existence of a sponsored project on the
prabhu> GCC-XML extension to GCC by the folks at Kitware (
prabhu> Brad King <brad.king_at_[hidden]> is the lead developer (the only
prabhu> one?). He told me earlier that the exact reason he wrote the gcc-xml
prabhu> extension was to do wrapper generation for C++ code. Right now
prabhu> gcc-xml is still under heavy development and there is not too much
prabhu> information on the wrapper generators themselves. The GCC-XML home
prabhu> page is here:
prabhu> I think Brad has subscribed to boost but mentioned that:
prabhu> "It would be great to have input for a DTD from people who know
prabhu> so much about C++."
prabhu> I thought you folks might be interested in this project. My
prabhu> apologies, if this is off topic. In any case, it looks like my
prabhu> original wish for BPL to have an automatic parser with auto generation
prabhu> of wrapper code will come true, soon. :)
prabhu> prabhu

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