[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 :)
On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 7:32 AM, Fredrik Andersson <sedrik@REDACTED> 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
>> 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:
>> > Does anyone else would value this addition?
>> > What does the OTP team thinks?
>> > regards,
>> > --
>> > Filipe David Manana,
>> > fdmanana@REDACTED, fdmanana@REDACTED
>> > "Reasonable men adapt themselves to the world.
>> > Unreasonable men adapt the world to themselves.
>> > That's why all progress depends on unreasonable men."
>> > ________________________________________________________________
>> > erlang-questions (at) erlang.org mailing list.
>> > See http://www.erlang.org/faq.html
>> > To unsubscribe; mailto:erlang-questions-unsubscribe@REDACTED
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."
More information about the erlang-questions