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Re: clarity of @xref warning

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: clarity of @xref warning
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2005 07:48:53 +0300

> From: Kevin Ryde <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2005 09:23:39 +1000
> The incorrect @xref usage in foo.texi below provokes
>       foo.texi:2: warning: `.' or `,' must follow @xref, not `)'.
> For a long time I thought this meant the "*Note" would come out
> invalid, or something.

That's exactly what happens: the produced reference is invalid in its
form, and some Info readers choke on it.  The fact that the reader you
used didn't is sheer luck.

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