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Re: Patch to merge objc manual from mainline
- To: "Joseph S. Myers" <jsm28 at cam dot ac dot uk>
- Subject: Re: Patch to merge objc manual from mainline
- From: Stan Shebs <shebs at apple dot com>
- Date: Tue, 22 May 2001 11:55:07 -0700
- CC: Nicola Pero <nicola at brainstorm dot co dot uk>, Mark Mitchell <mark at codesourcery dot com>, gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org
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"Joseph S. Myers" wrote:
> objc.texi is essentially the extend.texi for ObjC - that's why I put it
> just after extend.texi in the manual when moving it into the main GCC
> manual for better visibility. You can always improve its unity with the
> rest of the manual if you want.
I think the current structure is fine for now.
> Could one of the ObjC maintainers add something - presumably pointing to
> whatever the current version of the ObjC book is - to where gcc.texi says
> @c FIXME: details of C++ standard.
> @c FIXME: definitions of Java and Objective C.
Good idea, I'll do that.
> An extension is presumably something not included in the ObjC book, though
> Apple could always make it not an extension by putting it in the ObjC
Which is why I haven't wanted to tinker much yet; I want to have Apple's
quasi-standard be more reflective of current reality first, then adjust
the GCC manual to address any points specific to GCC.