[erlang-questions] The re module documentation

Hynek Vychodil <>
Mon Jun 16 17:03:54 CEST 2008


2008/6/16 Doug Edmunds <>:

> Random notes on R12B-3 (June 11, 2008) documentation
> of the re module
> http://www.erlang.org/doc/man/re.html
>
> 1. misspelling of 'be' in the sentence
> "There should bee no need to go directly to the PCRE library documentation"
>
> 2. Need to define 'opaque' as used in
>
>  mp() = Opaque datatype containing a compiled regular expression.
>
> Hopefully it means something other than as defined by
> http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/opaque
>
> "2 a*:* hard to understand or explain <*opaque* prose>
> b*:* obtuse <http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/obtuse>,   thickheaded <http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thickheaded> "
>
> A link to where opaque is defined would be helpful.


 http://www.askoxford.com/concise_oed/opaque?view=uk

*1* not able to be seen through; not transparent.

I hope this meaning :-)


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> -dae
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