[erlang-questions] Suggestion for a minor improvement in the man pages

James Churchman <>
Fri Feb 25 02:19:57 CET 2011


http://erldocs.com/ has separate sections for each otp release from 13B03 if of help :-)


On 24 Feb 2011, at 17:00, Filipe David Manana wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I find it useful to have in the man pages information about in which
> release a particular function was introduced.
> For example, file:advise/4 was added in R14A, but such information is
> only found (afaik) in the release notes for R14A .
> 
> For example, Java's API documentation normally adds this type of
> information in a "Since" field, for example:
> http://download.oracle.com/javase/6/docs/api/java/util/regex/Pattern.html
> 
> Does anyone else would value this addition?
> What does the OTP team thinks?
> 
> regards,
> -- 
> Filipe David Manana,
> , 
> 
> "Reasonable men adapt themselves to the world.
>  Unreasonable men adapt the world to themselves.
>  That's why all progress depends on unreasonable men."
> 
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