[Intel-gfx] [PATCH 5/5] drm: Enable markdown^Wasciidoc for gpu.tmpl

Jani Nikula jani.nikula at linux.intel.com
Thu Jan 14 23:14:39 PST 2016

On Thu, 14 Jan 2016, Jonathan Corbet <corbet at lwn.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Jan 2016 22:03:26 +0200
> Jani Nikula <jani.nikula at linux.intel.com> wrote:
>> What if we added support for some markup language as an alternative to
>> DocBook for the high level documentation? What if we taught kernel-doc
>> to output said markup natively, and included those generated pieces into
>> the high level documentation using the markup's own include directives?
>> At least AsciiDoc and reStructuredText support this.
> That is kind of what I've been thinking.  I think we could dispense with
> docbook entirely, simplifying the toolchain and making the template files
> easier to read and edit.  Something like that would also make it easy to
> keep the regular .txt documents in a structured form and to integrate them
> into the "formatted" documents if it makes sense.

Thanks, this is enough encouragement that maybe I'll toy around with
this a little more in my, uh, copious free time.

> Jani, want to join us at LCA and talk about it? :)

Heh, sure I'd *want* to...


Jani Nikula, Intel Open Source Technology Center

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