The New and Improved edoc

Ulf Wiger <>
Tue Feb 24 18:22:29 CET 2004


On Tue, 24 Feb 2004 17:42:22 +0100 (MET), Richard Carlsson 
<> wrote:

Since this is going well, I press on with feature requests. (:

I'd like to be able to indicate with some macro that the actual
function implementation be included as documentation. This would
be especially useful when providing an example behaviour callback.
I know I can copy and paste the code wrapped in <pre>...<pre>,
but it would be nice to eliminate that step.

An example -- perhaps not the best way to express it, but I'm on my
way home:

%% @spec handle_leader_call(Msg::term(), From::callerRef(), State::term(),
%%                          E::election()) ->
%%    {reply, Reply, NewState} |
%%    {reply, Reply, Broadcast, NewState} |
%%    {noreply, NewState} |
%%    {stop, Reason, Reply, NewState} |
%%    commonReply()
%%
%% @doc Called by the leader in response to a
%% {@link gen_leader:leader_call/2. leader_call()}.
%% <p>If the return value includes a <code>Broadcast</code> object, it will
%% be sent to all candidates, and they will receive it in the function
%% {@link from_leader/3. from_leader/3}.</p>
%% <p>Example:</p>
%% {@include_code}
handle_leader_call({store,F}, From, Dict, E) ->
     NewDict = F(Dict),
     {reply, ok, {store, F}, NewDict};
handle_leader_call({leader_lookup,F}, From, Dict, E) ->
     Reply = F(Dict),
     {reply, Reply, Dict}.
%% {@end_include_code}
%%@end

/Uffe
-- 
Ulf Wiger, Senior System Architect
EAB/UPD/S

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