From: Stefan Seefeld (seefeld_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-29 23:11:34
The Synopsis project is looking for volunteers to enhance
its C++ parser and source code introspection facilities.
The Synopsis project (http://synopsis.fresco.org) started
some years ago with the goal to provide a more robust
and flexible alternative to code documentation tools such
as doxygen and javadoc. As it evolved, it became clear that
the infrastructure could serve in a much broader context,
and so the current goal is to provide a framework for
code introspection. Some obvious use cases include semi-automatic
language-binding generation (such as done by boost.python's pyste)
as well as reverse engineering and refactoring tools.
Synopsis with its current code base is able to parse
most of boost (as I posted earlier I have been working with
David Abrahams to generate a reference manual for boost.python),
though there are some C++ constructs it can not yet fully
My goal is to provide a fully standard compliant C++ parser
with C++ and python APIs to access the processing pipeline
as well as the abstract syntax tree for maximum power and flexibility.
You'll find the project mailing lists at
Boost list run by bdawes at acm.org, gregod at cs.rpi.edu, cpdaniel at pacbell.net, john at johnmaddock.co.uk