[erlang-questions] Fwd: erldocs.com updated!

Pierre Fenoll <>
Wed Oct 2 17:34:23 CEST 2013


Hey, now that type specs are fetched from doc/specs/ as I infer from [1],
how come that folder is always empty?
How does one generate those xml specs?

[1]
https://github.com/erlang/otp/commit/229d0d8ca88bc344bed89e46541b325c1d267996(thanks
Loic)


Cheers,
-- 
Pierre Fenoll



On 2 October 2013 16:13, Ola Bäckström <> wrote:

>  Seeing Anthony R’s post I just noticed that there’s nowadays also a
> search field in http://www.erlang.org/erldoc.
> Never saw that before, anyway it contains types.****
>
> /Ola****
>
> ** **
>
> *From:* Pierre Fenoll [mailto:]
> *Sent:* den 2 oktober 2013 16:52
> *To:* Ola Bäckström
> *Cc:* 
> *Subject:* Re: [erlang-questions] Fwd: erldocs.com updated!****
>
> ** **
>
> Hey Ola,****
>
> ** **
>
> `diff -y otp_src_R1{4,6}B02/lib/stdlib/doc/src/gb_trees.xml | less` shows
> that type information (and argument names) were removed moving from R14B02
> to R16B02.****
>
> ** **
>
> Maybe someone can hint to where this information was moved? as I
> hope^Wbelieve it didn't just got trashed.****
>
> ** **
>
> erldocs only provides a different compiled documentation. The source files
> are still just those found under doc/src/*.xml and maintained by
> Ericsson/the community.****
>
> Sorry but you (well, we both) will have to s/R16/R14/ the URL for now…****
>
>
> ****
>
> ** **
>
> Cheers,****
>
> -- ****
>
> Pierre Fenoll****
>
> ** **
>
> ** **
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> On 2 October 2013 15:33, Ola Bäckström <> wrote:*
> ***
>
> Excellent news,****
>
>  ****
>
> Thanks Pierre for your work to keep erldocs updated, it is one of my
> top-10 links!****
>
>  ****
>
> A question, is there a reason for the documentation of newer Erlang/OTP
> versions not to provide type information? ****
>
> For instance R14B02 do provide that, in yellow boxes. Compare****
>
>
> http://erldocs.com/R14B02/stdlib/gb_trees.html?i=0&search=gb_trees:balance#balance/1
> ****
>
> with****
>
>
> http://erldocs.com/R16B02/stdlib/gb_trees.html?i=0&search=gb_trees:balance#balance/1
> ****
>
>  ****
>
> The first link shows that the function argument should be of type
> gb_tree() but the latter not.****
>
>  ****
>
> /Ola****
>
>  ****
>
> *From:*  [mailto:
> ] *On Behalf Of *Pierre Fenoll
> *Sent:* den 2 oktober 2013 16:03
> *To:*  Questions
> *Subject:* [erlang-questions] Fwd: erldocs.com updated!****
>
>  ****
>
> Hi,****
>
>  ****
>
> http://erldocs.com is a fast and accessible alternative to the official
> Erlang/OTP documentation.****
>
> Originally developed by Dale Harvey, it was no longer supported since the
> release of R15B.****
>
>  ****
>
> I recently took over erldocs.com and the erldocs GitHub project, fixed
> some issues and compiled documentation for all Erlang/OTP versions. The
> website is now hosted on GitHub gh-pages as it is only static files (thank
> you GitHub, that's amazing!) and back on tracks!****
>
>  ****
>
> Go check another Erlang doc at http://erldocs.com/****
>
> Go check the code                at https://github.com/fenollp/erldocs****
>
>  ****
>
>  ****
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> Cheers,****
>
> -- ****
>
> Pierre Fenoll****
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