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Steffen Mueller
January 15, 2012 23:46
typemap documentation
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Dear all,

would anybody oppose if I tried to get the existing documentation on the 
core typemaps updated and into a manpage like perlxstypemap or so (with 
the appropriate pointers from perlxs)? We have quite a bit of docs on 
many typemaps in XS-Typemap's Typemap.xs. The sole purpose of that 
module seems to test the typemaps. I don't believe XS::Typemap is 
installed at all and thus the docs aren't available to end-users easily.

No promises on when it'll happen even if there's no bikeshedding.


PS: I'll take that opportunity to add tests for typemaps that are 
missing from XS::Typemap and whose purpose I actually understand if I 
come across any of those.

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