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DOCSTRINGS patch (was Re: default ~/.octaverc template)

From: John W. Eaton
Subject: DOCSTRINGS patch (was Re: default ~/.octaverc template)
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2005 19:26:26 -0400

On 29-Apr-2005, Bill Denney wrote:

| > Here is another possibility.  Instead of generating this by hand, how 
| > about writing a function that will dump a list of all the built-in 
| > variables along with their documentation, formatted in a manner suitable 
| > for use as a ~/.octaverc file.
| I started to try to do this, but found my skills lacking (at least it was 
| beyond my easy ability), but while looking around, I found that the 
| DOCSTRINGS file seemed like it could use some sprucing up.  I modified the 
| defvr strings for everything that was seen from "whos -builtins" as a 
| constant from "Built-in Variable" to "Built-in Constant".  I also added 
| several see also sections and changed the documentation for program_name 
| to just point to program_invocation_name.

Thanks for looking at these, but the DOCSTRINGS files are generated
automatically from the sources.  You want to change the definitions of
these strings in the sources instead.


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