[Lazarus] Latest RTL, FCL and LCL online docs

Vincent Snijders vincent.snijders at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 12:54:44 CEST 2009

2009/4/28, Vincent Snijders <vincent.snijders at gmail.com>:
> 2009/4/28, Graeme Geldenhuys <graemeg.lists at gmail.com>:
> > Compare these for example...
>  >
>  >  http://lazarus-ccr.sourceforge.net/docs/rtl/
>  >   vs
>  >  http://www.freepascal.org/docs-html/rtl/
>  >
>  >
>  >  Which one is newer?  fpdoc now supports a command line parameter
>  >  (--footer-date='yyyy-mm-dd') which allows the date the documentation
>  >  was generated on to be added to the footer. I would suggest this be
>  >  used for RTL, FCL and LCL documentation. This clearly indicates to the
>  >  user how old or new the documentation is.  I noticed that RTL and FCL
>  >  documentation hosted on www.freepascal.org already uses this.
>  >
> I am hesitant to do that. Documentation on sourceforge is generated
>  nighlty and rsynced with the files on SourceForge. It is a bit silly
>  to update these files daily because the datestamp changed.

I tried to do it for the off line docs, but the --footer-date
parameter is overridden by the --footer parameter which adds a link to
the on-line documentation. So for now, also no date stamp in the off
line documentation.


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