Erlang reference card?
Mon Oct 10 12:01:08 CEST 2005
ke.han writes (five months ago):
> I often find the Erlang docs to be lacking usage examples and common
> answers which may or may not be found through mail list archives.
> Attaching user feedback to the original docs may help.
> I have seen posts on this mail list before asking how the Erlang docs
> are generated. No answers where given. If its not too hard, perhaps a
> MySQL like onlike doc facility can be added to trapexit.
> thanks, ke han
I'm cleaning out my 700-question backlog in erlang-questions, and I
came across the above. I don't think anyone answered the implied
Here's what I think I know:
- the source for the official Erlang documentation (manpages,
reference manual, etc.) is some SGML format
- the SGML source is not distributed with open source Erlang.
I don't know if this is for practical or business reasons.
- the tools which transform the SGML into HTML (and PDF) are
Regardless of how it's all put together, maintaining the official
documentation must be a huge job. I'm happy that someone at OTP takes
care of it for us.
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