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[Octave-bug-tracker] [bug #52685] redundant sentence in meansq docstring

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Subject: [Octave-bug-tracker] [bug #52685] redundant sentence in meansq docstring
Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 02:07:51 -0500 (EST)
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                 Summary: redundant sentence in meansq docstring
                 Project: GNU Octave
            Submitted by: None
            Submitted on: Mon 18 Dec 2017 07:07:50 AM UTC
                Category: Documentation
                Severity: 3 - Normal
                Priority: 5 - Normal
              Item Group: Documentation
                  Status: None
             Assigned to: None
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        Originator Email: address@hidden
             Open/Closed: Open
         Discussion Lock: Any
                 Release: 4.2.1
        Operating System: Any



In the docstring of "meansq.m", there is no symbol "\bar{x}" in the TeX
formula, so the next sentence "where $\bar{x}$ is ..." is not necessary.

This can be seen in the PDF document "octave.pdf" in section 26.1 Descriptive

Possible solution:

--- /usr/share/octave/4.2.1/m/statistics/base/meansq.m  2017-07-11
21:28:23.000000000 +0800
+++ meansq.m    2017-12-18 14:54:58.652650269 +0800
@@ -27,7 +27,6 @@
 ## $$
 ## {\rm meansq} (x) = {\sum_{i=1}^N {x_i}^2 \over N}
 ## $$
-## where $\bar{x}$ is the mean value of $x$.
 ## @end tex
 ## @ifnottex


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