> Am 06.04.2018 um 12:51 schrieb Heikki Krogerus 
> <heikki.kroge...@linux.intel.com>:
> Hi Markus,
> On Fri, Apr 06, 2018 at 12:03:55PM +0200, Markus Heiser wrote:
>>>> There are ways to do this, look at how the v4l2 and I think the drm
>>>> subsystems handle ascii art such that "real" drawings end up being
>>>> produced.
>>> Thanks. I did not actually find anything else except use of tables and
>>> code-blocks in v4l documentation. Is that what you were referring?
>> If it is about *figures*: we have a directive named 'kernel-figure',
>> which is a full replacement of the 'figure' directive from Sphinx-Doc.
>> In addition it supports *inline* SVG and DOT markups. Read:
>> https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/doc-guide/sphinx.html#figures-images
> Thanks for the info.
> I don't want to use for example dot language in kernel documentation.
> I want to be able to clearly see the figure also from the plain text
> file. That's why I prefer ascii art.
> Isn't there a way we could render ascii art as svg diagram?

Sorry, not yet. Johannes started a discussion about this. Its a long
time ago and I do not have any new ideas yet :/ see:


-- Markus --

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