[erlang-questions] Erlang documentation

Roger Lipscombe <>
Wed Sep 21 12:52:53 CEST 2016

On 21 September 2016 at 02:12, Richard A. O'Keefe <> wrote:
> On 20/09/16 8:20 PM, Roger Lipscombe wrote:
>> I *do* wish that -- somehow -- the docs could be marked up so that a
>> Google search would jump directly to the appropriate function.
> Can you point us to documentation for some other project
> where this works?

I don't know if it *can* be made to work. I pointed to an example
where, for some pages, Google returns links to headings on the page.
It turns out that this is explained in this Google blog post:

That seems to suggest that it's fairly basic -- that is: it lists
likely-looking headings from the page, and not necessarily the ones
you care about. I was kinda hoping that with some extra tags on the
headings, Google might recognise which sections were actually relevant
to the user's search and provide quick links to those.


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