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Meet Doxygen Maintainer--Dimitri van Heesch

Oct 30, 2007, 07:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"When and why was Doxygen started?

"Doxygen started a little over 10 years ago. I just finished my graduation project at the University and was looking for a job. I don't remember why exactly, but I wrote a table widget as an extension to the Qt library, which was then still in its early stages of development. Although not maintained anymore, the table widget is still available from SourceForge. The Qt library had beautifully cross-referenced documentation, but my widget had not. After writing part of it by hand, only to find out that the documentation got out of sync with the code rather quickly, I started looking for a way to automate this..."

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