[Cairo] format for api docs
cworth at east.isi.edu
Tue Oct 14 13:32:40 PDT 2003
On Oct 15, Thomas Hunger wrote:
> Also the api is pretty small compared to gtk and not likely (?) to change in
> huge leaps in the near future, so an external documentation should
> be fine.
Precisely. It is definitely a goal of Cairo to have a small (mostly)
> Is it docbook then, or rather html/latex or some other format?
I've done some not-too-major documents in DocBook and I'm mostly happy
with it. It's also getting adopted fairly widely which is encouraging
in terms of long-term maintenance and stability.
One requirement for Cairo documentation is high-quality output on
multiple devices, (displays, printers, etc.). And from what I've seen,
DocBook is among the most promising systems for that.
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