[ros-users] Versioned Code API documentation now available for released stacks/packages

Jack O'Quin jack.oquin at gmail.com
Thu Aug 4 00:46:32 UTC 2011

On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 5:13 PM, Ken Conley <kwc at willowgarage.com> wrote:
> One of the benefits of having released stacks is that it lets our
> indexer associated your code with particular ROS releases.  We've now
> upgraded our indexer to start producing version-appropriate
> documentation for Code API (e.g. doxygen, epydoc, sphinx) resources.
> We hope that this will make it easier for users to find relevant
> documentation, as well as easier for authors to manage documentation
> across multiple versions.  Due to infrastructure issues, we only
> support Diamondback and later releases.
> If you go to the wiki page for a released package, you will see
> updated links under "Code API" and "Msg/Srv API" in the right-hand
> navigation bar.
> Examples:
> http://www.ros.org/wiki/tf
> http://www.ros.org/wiki/sensor_msgs
> Feedback is welcome.

I wanted something like this recently. Glad to see it.

Maintaining multiple API versions using doxygen can be awkward.

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