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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-03-26 23:54:35

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rene Rivera" <grafik666_at_[hidden]>

> Ahh, scary, yes. But it doesn't have be written in Jam.

But it would be so much cooler!

> >> So maybe a few rules that provide documentation in the form of
> >short,
> >> and brief. We can tie this either to modules or rule, or both. And
> >then it
> >> becomes possible to provide the "bjam --help-<module/rule-name>"
> >> functionality.
> >
> >Well, let's be sure to pick something reasonably achievable, please,
> >nobody will write docs OR code! This sounds like a bit more of a
> >challenge than I'd be ready to take on...
> Doesn't sound like all that difficult to me, more famous last words
> For example:
> module X
> {
> doc "brief description" : "short doescription" : "long
description" ;
> ...
> }

Oh, sure, no problem. It was the --help-rule-name idea that made me
worried. How would you provide rule documentation?



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