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Bug 25408 - Write style guide for function inline commenting
Write style guide for function inline commenting
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Documentation (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
Blocks: documentation
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Reported: 2010-10-03 22:43 UTC by Sam Reed (reedy)
Modified: 2014-01-03 15:57 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Sam Reed (reedy) 2010-10-03 22:43:41 UTC
Assigning to Zak (hope he doesn't mind).

Some places we're using

* @param $action \type{\string}

others it's

* @param $action string
Comment 1 Chad H. 2010-10-03 22:44:54 UTC
I thought the [[mw:Manual:Coding_conventions]] already covered Doxygen syntax? If not, that'd be where it should go :)
Comment 2 Sam Reed (reedy) 2010-10-03 23:05:34 UTC

Yeah, it's there, but it should be more verbose, list some common types, etc
Comment 3 Zak Greant 2010-10-04 16:42:52 UTC
Thanks! I've got this in my todo list now.
Comment 4 Zak Greant 2010-11-17 23:38:21 UTC
I there any reason that we shouldn't drop PHPDoc compatibility?

* We generate the docs (which means that most people don't need to generate docs)
* The devs that do want to generate docs will usually use mwdocgen.php
* The devs that don't want to use mwdocgen.php or doxygen will have to put in an extra step of converting from Doxygen syntax to whatever syntax they want to use
Comment 5 p858snake 2011-07-15 12:39:44 UTC
Assignee: Zak -> Default (Wikibugs-l)
Comment 6 Bartosz Dziewoński 2013-10-28 12:57:13 UTC
[[mw:Manual:Coding_conventions/PHP#Comments_and_documentation]] seems to be pretty clear about this today. Closing.

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