[vtk-developers] Documentation Parsing

Marcus D. Hanwell marcus.hanwell at kitware.com
Tue Apr 5 16:44:11 EDT 2011

On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 4:28 PM, Sebastien BARRE
<sebastien.barre at kitware.com> wrote:
> At 4/5/2011 04:21 PM, Marcus D. Hanwell wrote:
>> It seems to be the dominant style in the VTK headers, it would be
>> great to enforce a more consistent coding style. I thought the newline
>> before each description was part of that.
> The author of the Perl script thought that too when he wrote it, more than
> 12 years ago; there was only a handful of VTK developers :)
>> I agree that we should also make the Perl script more robust.
> Or... and that's my 2 cents here, fix it one last time, then finally propel
> VTK to the 21st century by converting all the headers once and for all, and
> stick to that format :) Granted, this might take some fixin' and
> crowdsourcin', but hey.

This is my dream, but I didn't want to muddy the water with another
issue. I have asked a few times, I believe the wrapping is the main
thing holding us back there, but I think that be the ideal solution.


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