[erlang-patches] dialyzer doc fixes

Kostis Sagonas <>
Tue Apr 12 18:48:09 CEST 2011


Henrik Nord wrote:
> On 04/11/2011 09:50 PM, Tuncer Ayaz wrote:
>> git fetch git://github.com/tuncer/otp.git dialyzer-doc
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> Hi
> 
> This .txt file is only used as "help text" in the GUI.
> instead of maintaining 2 versions of the same information, we should 
> eliminate the need for the .txt,
> and use the documentation generated from the xml in its place.

This is a good suggestion but it's independent of the above. Tuncer's 
patch synchronizes the two files and fixes some minor issues in them. 
It's a step in the right direction and I think it should be included to 
'dev' independently of whether we decide to eliminate the .txt file with 
another patch.

Now, dialyzer uses the gs:editor/2 function to display the .txt file. 
Does 'gs' have something that can display an .xml file?
(Similar question for 'wx' I guess...)

Kostis


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