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Re: [gnutls-dev] Function indices in the manual

From: Simon Josefsson
Subject: Re: [gnutls-dev] Function indices in the manual
Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2007 10:44:10 +0200
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address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:

> Hi,
> Simon Josefsson <address@hidden> writes:
>> address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:
>>>   * The "function index" of the manual mixes Scheme procedures and C
>>>     functions.  In theory it might be possible to create separate
>>>     indices but since address@hidden' automatically adds functions to the
>>>     function index, it would not be convenient.
>> It may be possible to re-define the function index somehow, perhaps we
>> could ask on the texinfo list about this.  I think it would be cleaner
>> to have a separate C API index and Scheme API index.  Although it is not
>> important to fix this before the first releases.
> I asked the Texinfo people about this:

Thanks for asking!

> Apparently, the only way to separate indices with current Texinfo would
> be by abusing the variable index, for instance, which doesn't look very
> nice to me.

No, not really... I think we'll leave it as is until texinfo is improved
to allow this more easily.


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