Suggestion for a minor improvement in the man pages

Filipe David Manana <>
Thu Feb 24 18:00:30 CET 2011


I find it useful to have in the man pages information about in which
release a particular function was introduced.
For example, file:advise/4 was added in R14A, but such information is
only found (afaik) in the release notes for R14A .

For example, Java's API documentation normally adds this type of
information in a "Since" field, for example:

Does anyone else would value this addition?
What does the OTP team thinks?

Filipe David Manana,

"Reasonable men adapt themselves to the world.
 Unreasonable men adapt the world to themselves.
 That's why all progress depends on unreasonable men."

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