[erlang-bugs] Documentation broken - gotapi

Torbjorn Tornkvist <>
Mon Apr 28 10:00:14 CEST 2008


Matthias Lang wrote:
> Torbjorn Tornkvist writes:
>  > Hi folks,
>  > 
>  > I'm a heavy user of:
>  > 
>  >  http://www.gotapi.com/erlang
>  > 
>  > It is an absolutely superb service!
>  > 
>  > However, since some Erlang release(s) back. The documentation
>  > was changed in some way so that gotapi.com can't locate
>  > the exact position in the doc.page for the function you are
>  > searching for. Now you only end up at the top of the page.
>  > 
>  > Please, could this be fixed ?
> 
> This is not a bug with the erlang documentation. It's a bug in
> gotapi's scraper, or, if they do these things manually (?!) a lack of
> maintenance at gotapi.

Aha, I see. Apparently the guy who hooked in Erlang is
named Matthew Pflueger. Are you reading this Matthew ?
Any ideas on a solution?

--Tobbe


> 
> All that's changed there is that the anchors are now like this:
> 
>    http://erlang.org/doc/man/io.html#fwrite-1
> 
> instead of
> 
>    http://erlang.org/doc/man/io.html#fwrite/1
> 
> Not exactly rocket science for gotapi to fix. (Not rocket science for
> erlang.org to change back either, but that's putting the cart in front
> of the horse)
> 
> Matthias
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