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Re: pxref

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: pxref
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2005 14:16:22 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.110004 (No Gnus v0.4) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> pxref seems to put in a full stop in the generated info page, when the
>> reference includes the manual name:
>> (@pxref{Registers,,, gdb, The GNU debugger}) gives:  (see Registers(gdb).)
>> which seems wrong since
>> (@pxref{Registers}) gives:  (see Registers)
> Wrong mailing list ;-)  It's not a Texinfo problem, it's a problem with
> Emacs's reformatting of cross-references.
> makeinfo _always_ produces either a "::" or a "." at the end of the
> @pxref cross-reference, before the closing paren, because those are
> the rules of the Info files.  If you look in the emacs-* files with a
> pager, you will see that a @pxref with more than one argument always
> ends in a period, no matter if it's the in the same or another manual.

The reason not to hide a period is because it may end the sentence.

Juri Linkov

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