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

Filipe David Manana <>
Fri Feb 25 08:37:49 CET 2011


I'm aware of erl docs, but besides not covering releases older than
R13B03, it's not official, plus it's web based. I really like checking
man pages in the console :)

cheers

On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 7:32 AM, Fredrik Andersson <> wrote:
> 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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-- 
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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