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From Luc Maisonobe <>
Subject Re: [all] xdoc vs. apt
Date Mon, 17 Sep 2012 21:28:11 GMT
Le 17/09/2012 21:24, Sébastien Brisard a écrit :
> Hi,

Hi Sébastien,

> I'm looking into extending the user's guide of Commons-Math for
> special functions. xdoc seems to be offering only very crude
> formatting possibiliities, and apt seems much better. It should work
> out of the box, alongside with existing xdoc pages. However, I can't
> seem to make it work, and I was wondering (being no maven expert) if
> there was anything in commons-parent that prevented from using apt?
> Should I change anything in our pom.xml?
> At the moment, I'm just toying with the idea. I want to give apt a go
> locally, and see how it goes. I haven't found (yet) a commons project
> that uses this format. Is there a good reason? Should I stick with
> xdoc instead?

I think Sebb told us we should rather switch to markdown as a markup
language. I think there are several maven plugins that can handle this
syntax (probably with some extensions like tables), and it is now quite


> Thanks for your advice!
> Sébastien
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