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Date: 1998-09-01 (08:52)
From: Ken Wakita <Ken.Wakita@i...>
Subject: RE: documentation automatique

-----Original Message-----
From: Jae-Youn Chung <>
To: Vincent Poirriez <>
Cc: <>
Date: Sunday, August 30, 1998 1:49 AM
Subject: Re: documentation automatique

>* Vincent Poirriez <>, 8/27/1998 - 14:39
>| I am just reading the new html manual for ocaml 2.0. I appreciate the
>| introduction of colours in ocaml presentation.
>  let me just ask for a favor of me to html version of manual
>  distributors. I believe that emacs with caml mode and html manual is
>  a perfect combination for programming in caml.
>  In many cases, I really miss for the tools like HyperSpec in common
>  lisp community provided from Harlequin which can be browsed directly
>  from emacs with small pieces of codes (called hyperspec.el).
>  This is possible because HyperSpec html document has
>  <a name="blablah"> xx</a> every identifiers so that we can easily
>  extract that attributes and write down small elisp code with
>  browse-url feature.
>  I've tried to extract every function and type and exceptions in
>  manual by observing the patterns but which is not so accurate and in
>  some cases failed :(.

A few months ago I made a small program which I call "ocamlman".  It is
a graphical browsing system of the Ocaml manual.  Ocaml man retrieves
from the TEXT version of the ocaml manual all the types, functions,
functors.  Its menu contains a contents index and module indices.  The
look and
feel is like the on-line manual of Gambit originally developed on the
Macintosh platform.  I can contribute the code to this list if people
are interested.  A small hurdle is that you need OlablTk 1.07 to make it