[wp-hackers] Re: phpDocumentor (was: Coding style)

Computer Guru computerguru at neosmart.net
Wed Jul 5 20:30:00 GMT 2006

Wait a minute....
Are you saying Matt = dead creativity?

Just wanted to make sure..... you know, with him innovating the idea of WP and all....

Computer Guru
NeoSmart Technologies

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From: wp-hackers-bounces at lists.automattic.com [mailto:wp-hackers-bounces at lists.automattic.com] On Behalf Of Robert Deaton
Sent: Wednesday, July 05, 2006 11:28 PM
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Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] Re: phpDocumentor (was: Coding style)

On 7/5/06, Christian Barmala <christian.barmala at gmx.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there a reason why WordPress source isn't documented with 
> phpDocumentor (www.phpdoc.org)? Is it simply because no one 
> volunteered for this tedious effort, nobody asked for it or is it even 
> considered counter productive?

A multitude of people volunteered, laid out resources, some files were even completely documented, but Matt pretty much shot it down, and it seems like everyone lost interest again. The related threads are at the bottom.

Sortof reminds me of what my soccer coach used to tell us about the best way to learn the game, playing on the streets (which is why he claimed there were so many great Brazilian players). It went something
like: "If you want to kill a great player's creativity, stick a coach next to him."

The big long thread:
Someone's last cry to get this in:

--Robert Deaton
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