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Re: Double hyphens in variable names.

From: Luc Teirlinck
Subject: Re: Double hyphens in variable names.
Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2003 21:13:36 -0500 (CDT)

>From my previous message:

   I changed my mind on this, since @verb in isolation seems to work
   perfectly, in all situations you describe.  It apparently is not
   supposed to be called from within other environments such as @code.

But then again, @verb _does_ work within @code in as far as the Info
output is concerned.  It works from within other environments in
LaTeX.  The Texinfo documentation does not explicitly say whether
@verb is supposed to work from within @code.  I will let Karl decide
whether the fact that @verb does not work (in all situations) from
within @code is a bug or not.  Andreas pointed out the reason for the
problem, assuming it is one.

   It seems that address@hidden|--|}index-alist' sometimes get treated as
   implicitly inside an @code (@verb does not work) and sometimes not
   (@verb works).  Of course, this is inconsistent.

I should have said "would be inconsistent" (if my impression would be



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