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reply BCS <BCS pathlink.com> writes:
I'm working on extracting a machine usable grammar from the D 
documentation. At this point I have a sed script that works for the most 
part. However in doing this I have run across a number of minor errors 
in the documentation. Things like inconsistent formatting, non-terminals 
being spelled differently in different places and two non-terminals 
having the same name. I have been fixing these in my local copy of the 
ddoc source and am wondering if I could get the fixes pushed back into 
the dsource repository? I also have a small number of others changes 
(for example there is a cases where the binding of an optional attribute 
is ill defined from a machine's point of view) but these should be 
review before they go in.

So, Walter, am I likely to see these changes added? What should I do to 
help get them added?
Mar 26 2008
next sibling parent reply jcc7 <technocrat7 gmail.com> writes:
== Quote from BCS (BCS pathlink.com)'s article
 I'm working on extracting a machine usable grammar from the D
 documentation. At this point I have a sed script that works for the
 most part. However in doing this I have run across a number of minor
 errors in the documentation. Things like inconsistent formatting,
 non-terminals being spelled differently in different places and two
 non-terminals having the same name. I have been fixing these in my
 local copy of the ddoc source and am wondering if I could get the
 fixes pushed back into the dsource repository? I also have a small
 number of others changes (for example there is a cases where the
 binding of an optional attribute is ill defined from a machine's
 point of view) but these should be review before they go in.

 So, Walter, am I likely to see these changes added? What should I do
 to help get them added?

I'd like to think that creating a new issue in the issue tracking system would work, but grammar-related issues don't seem to get much of a response from Walter: http://d.puremagic.com/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=1351 http://d.puremagic.com/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=1466 http://d.puremagic.com/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=1905 http://d.puremagic.com/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=949 Maybe he'd respond if a patch were offered? I don't know.
Mar 26 2008
parent BCS <BCS pathlink.com> writes:
jcc7 wrote:
 == Quote from BCS (BCS pathlink.com)'s article
 
I'm working on extracting a machine usable grammar from the D
documentation. At this point I have a sed script that works for the
most part. However in doing this I have run across a number of minor
errors in the documentation. Things like inconsistent formatting,
non-terminals being spelled differently in different places and two
non-terminals having the same name. I have been fixing these in my
local copy of the ddoc source and am wondering if I could get the
fixes pushed back into the dsource repository? I also have a small
number of others changes (for example there is a cases where the
binding of an optional attribute is ill defined from a machine's
point of view) but these should be review before they go in.

So, Walter, am I likely to see these changes added? What should I do
to help get them added?

I'd like to think that creating a new issue in the issue tracking system would work, but grammar-related issues don't seem to get much of a response from Walter: http://d.puremagic.com/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=1351 http://d.puremagic.com/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=1466 http://d.puremagic.com/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=1905 http://d.puremagic.com/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=949 Maybe he'd respond if a patch were offered? I don't know.

done that, no reply
Mar 26 2008
prev sibling parent reply Walter Bright <newshound1 digitalmars.com> writes:
BCS wrote:
 So, Walter, am I likely to see these changes added? What should I do to 
 help get them added?

Email me diffs, please!
Mar 26 2008
parent BCS <BCS pathlink.com> writes:
Walter Bright wrote:
 
 Email

ok
Mar 26 2008