docs.json is incomplete

Adam D. Ruppe destructionator at
Sat Apr 11 15:14:21 UTC 2020

On Saturday, 11 April 2020 at 14:49:17 UTC, Anonymouse wrote:
> Yes, 
> onBusMessage is private like the other functions, but it shows 
> up. (Additionally the public imports are private.)

Oh, I see, my colon attribute code is bad, it doesn't realize it 
descended into a function so still thinks the public applies to 
those imports.

Then it got dropped when the version was attached to the other 

I just spent two hours fixing other bugs in this so I think I'll 
come back to it later tonight or something, but yeah definitely 
bugs on my end there, so I'll take care of it.

> Yeah, I like yours more, I just imagined it used docs.json too.

I sometimes wish I did, keeping up with parser changes can eat 
some time (my last few hours were spent fixing the new contract 
syntax and enum member UDA related bugs), and then you know my 
own crappy bugs. I started with a fork of libdparse which is good 
but not perfect (and omg it builds slowly but meh) and now I've 
been doing it myself for years so lots of divergence.

The json simply didn't have the information I needed though. Even 
dmd frontend parser as a lib (which wasn't a thing when I 
started) doesn't actually do everything I need here, it discards 
ddoc comments on ... IIRC anonymous enum groupings and version 
statements, so even if the version weirdness works it still isn't 
quite right.

DIY gives me a lot more flexibility but also a bunch of bugs 
keeping up with all the syntax changes in the language.

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