[erlang-questions] Questions about Erlang documentation

Lennart Ohman <>
Wed Nov 1 22:44:58 CET 2006


Hi,
I believe the (3) notation should be read section 3 as in
traditional UNIX man-pages, where section 3 was (is) library
functions.

Best Regards
Lennart


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> -----Original Message-----
> From:  [mailto:erlang-questions-
> ] On Behalf Of Kirill Zaborski
> Sent: Wednesday, November 01, 2006 10:24 PM
> To: erlang-questions List
> Subject: [erlang-questions] Questions about Erlang documentation
> 
> Investigating Erlang official documents I see a moment which I do not
> understand:
> In a lot of chapters I see something like "gen_server(3)" mentioned
> (That's from http://www.erlang.org/doc/doc-
> 5.5.1/doc/design_principles/gen_server.html
> <http://www.erlang.org/doc/doc-
> 5.5.1/doc/design_principles/gen_server.html>  ). The first thought was
> about functions and their arity, but that's not a function of course. So
> what exactly is this?
> And one more question: I occasionally find misprints in docs - Is there
> any email where I should send information about them?
> 
> BR,
> Kirill.






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