[asterisk-dev] XML documentation of apps/functions/the_rest_of_the_world

Michiel van Baak michiel at vanbaak.info
Wed Jul 16 17:02:54 CDT 2008

On 16:43, Wed 16 Jul 08, Russell Bryant wrote:
> bkruse wrote:
> > This message is geared towards coming up with a way to access and store 
> > the documentation,
> > and not so much the functionality of using the XML to do cool stuff like 
> > language support, dialplan
> > validiation, dialplan generation (based on schema), etc.
> After some thought and discussion, I really think we should shelve the 
> debate about the storage method of this information.
> Right now, I think we should focus on the format of the data, and the 
> Asterisk code that makes use of it.  We can leave the mechanics related 
> to storage and distribution as an implementation detail to be decided 
> upon before merging.
> That decision really shouldn't affect all of the conversions of existing 
> documentation, and most of the Asterisk code that uses it, which are the 
> most important parts of this project.

I agree.

After some discussion we found out we have 1 case to cover, and then we
can start doing all the /*** DOCUMENTATION ***/ stuff:

*If applications/functions

Take ExecIf as example.
We have three seperators here: ?:,

Anyone has any idea how to put that into the xml format we have now ?


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