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

Fredrik Andersson <>
Fri Feb 25 08:32:36 CET 2011


While erldocs is a great site I second the inclusion of introduced at
information in the docs. It would be really helpfull.

On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 2:19 AM, James Churchman
<>wrote:

> 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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