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Re: new *Help* argument highlighting

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: new *Help* argument highlighting
Date: Wed, 12 May 2004 19:47:58 +0900 (JST)
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In article <address@hidden>, Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:
>>  That sounds like a good idea.  It would be more reliable than assuming
>>  that upper-case words are argument names.

> Why not use the texinfo convention, @var{name} ?  Nice & easy to parse,
> unlikely to occur in a docstring, and pretty understandable even if
> _not_ translated into propertized text.  It might also make it easier
> when updating a docstring and the manual at the same time.

> There are probably other @-escapes which could be useful for docstrings too.

I prefer a shorter convention something like @NAME or $NAME.

Ken'ichi HANDA

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