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Re: texinfo no longer covered in manual?

From: Francesco Potortì
Subject: Re: texinfo no longer covered in manual?
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2016 21:39:59 +0200

Martin Kunz:
>>> The documentation of Octave 4.0.3 (and earlier, I think) contained a
>>> section "Documentation Tips" (C.4) which I consulted often, especially
>>> to read on texinfo markup. I cannot find this or a comparable section in
>>> 4.2.0-rc2.
>>> Section 2.3, "Commands for Getting Help", advices to see the section
>>> "Function Files" for information about how to document self-written
>>> functions, but don's see anything relevant there.
>>> Did this (to my mind very useful) information get lost?

Carnë Draug:
>> We moved most of that stuff to the Octave wiki.

Martin Kunz:
>Taking all this into account, could we please move the Documentation
>Tips back into the octave manual? They even cover more than the wiki
>page (a more useful texinfo overview and a reference to nchoosek as a
>good example).

I second Martin's wish.

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