On Apr 8, 2008, at 11:04 AM, Jeremy McAnally wrote:
> As an aside, I'm working on re-implementing RDoc using ruby_parser.
> It's in very bad shape right now (transitioning from using RDoc's
> CodeObjects stuff to ruby_parser), but you can monitor my work at
> http://github.com/jeremymcanally/docr .

Could ripper be used for this? Given that 1.9 has it built in, it  
would reduce dependencies (on of the goals of RDoc was to have zero  
external dependencies, and that still seems like a good idea).

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>
> The basic plan is to get the parser/normalization stuff in place and
> tested this week.  Then I'll try to put a really lightweight bin
> script/library in front of it next week.  Most of the same code should
> work in that part with minor modification.  Sometime in there I'll be
> extracting the markup stuff from RDoc into its own gem/library so it's
> more separated from the mainline DocR stuff.  I believe I along with
> others have plans to hack in some additions to the markup to give it
> some more powerful structures.
>
> Hopefully when this is in decent shape, it will be a well-tested,
> nicely implemented Ruby documentation tool.

Are you talking to Eric, who's currently working on RDoc for 1.9?


Dave