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Re: Documentation

From: Christophe Chauvet <christophe(at)kryskool(dot)org>
To: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
Cc: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>,pgadmin-hackers <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Documentation
Date: 2010-09-27 15:01:38
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I wrote a PostgreSQL syntax highlighting [1] for Pygments (used by sphinx for code)

I don't know if it may be useful for the documentation.


[1] :

On Sun, 26 Sep 2010 22:50:19 +0200, Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info> wrote:
> Le 24/09/2010 11:16, Guillaume Lelarge a écrit :
>> Le 24/09/2010 10:39, Dave Page a écrit :
>>> On Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 9:29 AM, Guillaume Lelarge
>>> <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info> wrote:
>>>> Documentation for pgAdmin is really weak right now. Just to take an
>>>> example, I don't know where a plugin file is described.
>>>> The real question is how we do this. Right now, the documentation is a
>>>> set of HTML files. Which is fine for some people and not for others.
>>>> Kind of hard to get a consistent style. Kind of hard to get a good PDF
>>>> and CHM file out of it. Not sure we really need these formats, I'm
> sure
>>>> we want a consistent style.
>>>> The only way to get all these options, AFAICT, is to use Docbook. SGML
>>>> or XML. I have no problem working with Docbook, but I'm not sure
>>>> everyone feels the same. I really prefer XML because of the toolset we
>>>> can use (which seems, at least to me, in much better shape than the
>>>> one).
>>>> Anyone has better ideas?
>>> Yeah, I was looking at this the other day, but ran out of time.
>>> Looking at using Sphinx (
>> Seems interesting. Just at the same time, we (Dalibo) get rid of our
>> documents in ReST format, so I'll still have to work with it for pgadmin
> :-/
>> Anyway, I need to test it a bit before going further on this.
> Seems good to me.
> See
> It took me three hours to manually convert the current documentation.
> There is also a possibility to change the theme. I'll try to do it on my
> laptop.
> --
> Guillaume
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