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bug #40557: Rework manual Java "FAQ" sections

Submitted by:  Philip Nienhuis <philipnienhuis>
Submitted on:  Tue 12 Nov 2013 08:41:48 PM UTC  
 
Category: DocumentationSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Incorrect Documentation
Status: Need InfoAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Philip NienhuisOpen/Closed: Open
Release: devOperating System: Any

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Thu 27 Mar 2014 03:08:41 AM UTC, comment #3:

I agree the section about distinguishing Octave and Matlab doesn't seem like it fits with the rest of the manual.

The rest of the "FAQ" sections could probably be worked better into the manual, rather than calling it a FAQ.

The list of TeX symbols seems really out of place in the Java section also, particularly since the dialog functions are implemented both in Java and in Qt now.

Retitling for the remaining issues.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Member
Wed 04 Dec 2013 04:56:48 AM UTC, comment #2:

I made the changes to the Octave manual suggested in comment #1 (http://hg.savannah.gnu.org/hgweb/octave/rev/42c3e30557a4).

Does the section about distinguishing Octave from Matlab even belong in the Octave manual or should it be moved to the FAQ?

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Wed 13 Nov 2013 03:14:44 PM UTC, comment #1:

In the Java section, there's mention of "37.3.1 How to distinguish between Octave and Matlab?"
This section isn't only relevant for Java; it's applicable in many other situations.

What would be a better place for this part of the docs?

Philip Nienhuis <philipnienhuis>
Project Member
Tue 12 Nov 2013 08:41:48 PM UTC, original submission:

Appendix D, D.3 Basics of generating a changeset, somewhere in the middle:
"Mercurial has a more useful extensions that really should be enabled"
=> (I think it should read:) =>
"Mercurial has a <b>few</b> more useful extensions that really should be enabled"

Appendix G.1.3:

- Isn't gl2ps needed since recently?

- In the Qt stanza, Qt WebKit is mentioned. IIRC that one was dropped a while ago?

Philip Nienhuis <philipnienhuis>
Project Member

 

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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Thu 27 Mar 2014 03:08:41 AM UTCmtmillerStatusNone=>Need Info
      SummarySome doc errors + questions=>Rework manual Java "FAQ" sections

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