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digitalmars.D - Documentation on Lexer incomplete

reply James Dunne <james.jdunne gmail.com> writes:
Just a minor note:

I was perusing the documentation on the D lexer, and found that DecimalFloat and
HexFloat are not defined.  It'd be nice if these were officially defined so as
to eliminate confusion and unnecessary cross-references to C standard
documentation.

Regards,
James Dunne
May 27 2005
parent "TechnoZeus" <TechnoZeus PeoplePC.com> writes:
"James Dunne" <james.jdunne gmail.com> wrote in message
news:d778e7$1k7d$1 digitaldaemon.com...
 Just a minor note:

 I was perusing the documentation on the D lexer, and found that DecimalFloat
and
 HexFloat are not defined.  It'd be nice if these were officially defined so as
 to eliminate confusion and unnecessary cross-references to C standard
 documentation.

 Regards,
 James Dunne

Just a further note on that line... Anything that is "needed" from C or any other language or for that matter anything other than the D compiler in order to use D should, in my opinion, be noted as such in the D documentation, so as to eliminate some of the wasted time spent trying to locate the documentation for it... even if the plan is to eventually eliminate the dependancy in the long run and replace it with a native D language counterpart. I know that's easier said than done, and I'm not expecting miracles... but I thought I should state my opinion on the matter, for the record, and as possible food for further discussion. TZ
May 28 2005