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User Manual: Automatical User Manual Creation
The Automatic User Manual Creation system is a portable system for
automatically generating user's guides from the source definitions and
their documentation strings. It uses several heuristics for formatting
the documentation segments nicely. It can produce text (ASCII),
Scribe, and LaTeX output. If Waters' XP pretty printer is available,
it uses that instead to format the argument lists.
CMU Lisp Repository (home location)
Version: 2.0 (20-OCT-94)
Ports: Portable. Tested in CMU CL, MCL, Allegro CL, and Lucid CL.
Copying: Copyright (c) 1990 by Mark Kantrowitz.
Use, copying, modification and distribution permitted.
Updated: Thu Oct 20 20:28:57 1994
CD-ROM: Prime Time Freeware for AI, Issue 1-1
Bug Reports: email@example.com
Mailing List: firstname.lastname@example.org
Author(s): Mark Kantrowitz
Authors!Kantrowitz, CMU, Lisp!Tools, User Manual Creation
Documentation of the tools written by Mark Kantrowitz (Metering,
Defsystem, Source Compare, User Manual, and Xref) appears in
Mark Kantrowitz, "Portable Utilities for Common Lisp, User Guide and
Implementation Notes", Tech Report CMU-CS-91-143, School of Computer
Science, Carnegie Mellon University, May 1991.
which is available as lang/lisp/code/tools/mkantdoc.tar.gz.
The user guide for the program is included at the top of the source
file. It was created using this program and provides a good example
of its capabilities. It was created by evaluating
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