Auto-generate some documentation
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Lots of the Buildbot documentation is manually maintained to correspond to the code: buildstep arguments, data API descriptions, DB APIs, and so on.
It'd be great to have some means of automatically verifying or even generating that documentation. http://dexy.it/ looks like a useful general tool for building this kind of thing.
This project would involve writing code and configuration to automate the documentation-generation process. This should take Buildbot's source code as input (preferably parsed by Python, rather than with regular expressions or some other text-mode process) and generate rst output that can then be processed using Sphinx.
A good GSoC application will identify several areas of the documentation that can be converted to automatic generation. These should become milestones in the project schedule.