[Maxima] documenting packages not in distribution
pdl at johnlapeyre.com
Sat Jun 12 12:59:17 CDT 2010
> Hi John,
> A while ago I wrote user_doc that provides a straightforward means
> to add documentation to Maxima's online help. It does not require
> a separate texinfo document; it is more in the spirit of POD.
> It should be fairly straightforward to add functionality to it
> so that the user can build documentation in texinfo documents and
> have that information available via online help similar to what
> you describe above (but also have the documentation distinct from
> Maxima's own documentation, so that you can load documentation on
> a package or directory basis).
> Would you mind putting in a feature request about this, please.
Thanks for the response. I am really interested in any kind of documentations, not necessarily
texinfo-- pod-like is fine. Robert also just modified build_index.pl to add standalone texinfo
files. I probably won't have time till later this summer to try these things.
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