Doxygen - is there a status?

Christian Stimming (mobil) christian at
Tue Sep 2 13:46:10 EDT 2014

Hi Carsten, which questions do you want to get answered? If you have a few, I'd like to try to write up something.

Also, our wiki contains some text about the "c API". Maybe this is of some help.

Regards, Christian

On 2. September 2014 17:10:00 MESZ, Carsten Rinke <carsten.rinke at> wrote:
>Lately I was working on a bug (which I did not manage yet to fix).
>During the investigations I noticed that I am still running around like
>a blind chicken when starting out with a new bug.
>And the reason is simple: Even though I have worked and programmed
>a bit for GnuCash already, I still don't understand the architecture of
>So I decided to try a top down approach instead of the buttom up in 
>order to learn a bit more about the 'big picture'.
>And that is how I (once again) came across Doxygen.
>While my first Doxygen attempts as a reader where ending up in
>and even more questions, I think I have now understood the idea. Still 
>my impression is that some high level and introducing paragraphs might 
>be helpful.
>Currently it tells you more on how to make use of it as an author than 
>to actually use it as a reader.
>I could start looking into ways how to improve it - but that implies 
>that stuff that I have in mind is really an improvement.
>Therefore my first careful question:
>What is the current status? Is there active work ongoing? Is it in 
>general agreed that additinional (even basic) work is needed in this 
>area? Or is everything (i.e. also conceptionally) in place as it
>Kind regards,
>gnucash-devel mailing list
>gnucash-devel at

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