2.1. Overview

The libraries provided with SDF are summarised below.

Name Purpose
General: general parsing and processing of SDF files application framework for all SDF scripts filename processing routines table processing routines (including read/write of TBL files) dictionary processing routines miscellaneous routines
Support: general run-time support built-in macros built-in filters built-in special phrase styles
Drivers: raw format driver MIF format driver HTML format driver plain text format driver POD format driver man page format driver
API extraction: routines for extracting API information from a Perl library

Further details on the general libraries are given below. - Application Framework Library - Dictionary Library - Name Processing Library - Miscellaneous Library - Simple Document Format Library - Table Processing Library