9 Jul 2003 saintbrie   » (Observer)

I worked some with the auto generation of documents for the mod_perl project. It has some really cool stuff going on... automatically makes documentation from the comments and function prototypes in a class. But...

It isn't template driven. I like templates and templating systems. MVC... MVCC and all that. The mod_perl system has a module that generates the perldoc. That is pretty neat, and I guess it is a good thing that the author decided to reduce dependencies, but isn't templating a good thing (tm)?

It is possible that the number of conditional expressions needed in the template would make it worthless, but still. I don't know.... maybe I'm just hung up on templates.

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