[Doc-SIG] Cross-reference proposal

Paul Prescod paul@prescod.net
Wed, 09 Feb 2000 08:33:38 -0800

"Tony J Ibbs (Tibs)" wrote:
> ...
> Not a *very* contrived example. I've "highlighted" the word "blocks" as best
> I can in email. Note that the second usage of the word in the doc string is
> *not* a candidate for cross referencing. Given the nature of the english
> language (I can't speak for others) such multiple binding of meaning for a
> single word is common.

Okay, but what is the real cost of the mis-identification?

 Paul Prescod  - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for himself
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