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Re: Documentation

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Documentation
Date: Tue, 06 Jul 2010 23:40:58 +0200
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Klaus Schilling <address@hidden> writes:

> From: Michael Lucy <address@hidden>
> Subject: Documentation
> Date: Tue, 6 Jul 2010 02:59:18 -0500
>> What form should I be writing external documentation in?  The guile
>> manual on the website is in fairly straightforward html; should I be
>> writing in that?
> Skribilo would be nice.

Indeed.  ;-)

But Guile’s manual, as for the rest of GNU, is written in Texinfo: see
doc/ref/guile.texi and siblings.  The HTML and PDF files on the web site
are generated from Texinfo.

You should use Texinfo for the PEG manual, e.g., write a section for PEG
that would become part of Guile’s manual (assuming it’s not too large).
Texinfo’s syntax is relatively simple.  Try “info texinfo” for the


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