[erlang-patches] dialyzer doc fixes

Henrik Nord <>
Wed Apr 13 11:08:14 CEST 2011

On 04/12/2011 06:48 PM, Kostis Sagonas wrote:
> 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

in wx there is a call to launchDefaultBrowser

in gs we are not so lucky, there one has to introduce something like that.

/Henrik Nord Erlang/OTP

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