[Pipet Devel] man to man^H^H^Hnode parameters

Jean-Marc Valin jean-marc.valin at hermes.usherb.ca
Thu Jul 13 12:48:21 EDT 2000

"J.W. Bizzaro" a écrit :
> I just wanted to re-introduce Brad's very cool idea of parsing Unix man pages
> for the purpose of automatically determining the parameters to be used with
> command-line programs imported to run under Piper (as nodes).
> We should develop a parser that can grab both the OPTIONS and their
> descriptions and XML-ize them.  Descriptions can then be used by the UI as
> tooltips or the equivalent.

Just a thought: why not validata these by searching the getopt calls in the
actual source code (it all OSS isn't it?). 


Jean-Marc Valin
Universite de Sherbrooke - Genie Electrique
valj01 at gel.usherb.ca

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