[erlang-questions] yet more ranting about Erlang docs
Fri Feb 19 00:14:32 CET 2010
On Feb 19, 2010, at 3:08 AM, Björn Gustavsson wrote:
> Building in the git repository should now work. The description
> is here:
The first word in the body text of that page is wrong.
English has a large class of verbs called "phrasal verbs".
John set the printer up. NP V(P) NP P
John set up the printer. NP V(P) P NP
The printer setup was wrong.
When you glue the verb and the particle together, as in "setup",
you create a noun. When you want a verb, you have to write the
two words separately. So
Setup the environment just like it was done previously.
Set ERL_TOP the environment variable:
Set the environment up just like before.
Set the environment variable ERL_TOP:
Actually, the heading "Documentation" would probably be better as
Making the documentation
as described in the README file. Shortly:
"shortly" means "in a short time". s/Shortly/Briefly/
and release the necessary files.
What does it mean to "release" a file? Unlock it?
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