changeset 15499:c49d891eb263 stable

Update broken or inconsistent project and wiki urls * README, doc/interpreter/contrib.txi, etc/HACKING, etc/README.MacOS, etc/README.MinGW, etc/README.devel: Update urls to use the domain. * doc/faq/OctaveFAQ.texi, scripts/miscellaneous/info.m: Replace broken links to the manual and help mailing list. * doc/faq/OctaveFAQ.texi, etc/PROJECTS, etc/README.MacOS: Update wiki urls to short naming scheme. * doc/interpreter/contrib.txi, scripts/help/unimplemented.m: Make Octave-Forge project urls consistent. * src/ Update url to contribution page.
author Mike Miller <>
date Mon, 08 Oct 2012 08:01:07 -0400
parents d174210ce1ec
children 623cce4577b3
files README doc/faq/OctaveFAQ.texi doc/interpreter/contrib.txi etc/HACKING etc/PROJECTS etc/README.MacOS etc/README.MinGW etc/README.devel scripts/help/unimplemented.m scripts/miscellaneous/info.m src/
diffstat 11 files changed, 24 insertions(+), 23 deletions(-) [+]
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--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -66,9 +66,9 @@
 bit behind the development of the software.  In particular, there is
 currently no complete documentation of the C++ class libraries.  If
 you notice omissions or inconsistencies, please report them on the
-bug tracker at  Specific
-suggestions for ways to improve Octave and its documentation are
-always welcome.  Reports with patches are even more welcome.
+bug tracker at  Specific suggestions for ways
+to improve Octave and its documentation are always welcome.  Reports
+with patches are even more welcome.
 Additional Information
--- a/doc/faq/OctaveFAQ.texi
+++ b/doc/faq/OctaveFAQ.texi
@@ -567,7 +567,7 @@
 The Octave distribution includes a 650+ page manual that is also
 distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL.
 It is available on the web at
-@url{} and you will also
+@url{} and you will also
 find there instructions on how to order a paper version.
 The complete text of the Octave manual is also available using the GNU
@@ -593,14 +593,14 @@
 @node User community
 @section User community
-To subscribe to the list, go to @url{}
+To subscribe to the list, go to @url{}
 and follow the link to the subscription page for the list.
 @strong{Please do not} send requests to be added or removed from the
 mailing list, or other administrative trivia to the list itself.
 An archive of old postings to the help-octave mailing list is maintained
-on @url{}.
+on @url{}.
 You will also find some user advice and code spread over the web.  Good
 starting points are the Octave Wiki @url{} and
@@ -657,7 +657,7 @@
 @itemize @bullet
 @item @url{}
-@item @url{}
+@item @url{}
 @end itemize
 As of today, Octave binaries are available at least on Debian, Ubuntu,
--- a/doc/interpreter/contrib.txi
+++ b/doc/interpreter/contrib.txi
@@ -41,7 +41,7 @@
 development of Octave core, i.e., code that goes to Octave directly.
 You may consider developing and publishing a package instead; a great
 place for this is the allied Octave-Forge project
-(@url{}).  Note that the Octave project is
+(@url{}).  Note that the Octave project is
 inherently more conservative and follows narrower rules.
 @node Building the Development Sources
@@ -67,7 +67,7 @@
 Check out a copy of the Octave sources:
-hg clone
+hg clone
 @end example
--- a/etc/HACKING
+++ b/etc/HACKING
@@ -41,7 +41,7 @@
 this package from the repository.  For the record, you will find all the
 relevant information on downloading sources at:
 After checking out Octave, you will need to run the script:
--- a/etc/PROJECTS
+++ b/etc/PROJECTS
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@
 A list of proposed projects is maintained at: 
 If you start working steadily on a project, please let know.  We might have information that could help
--- a/etc/README.MacOS
+++ b/etc/README.MacOS
@@ -31,7 +31,7 @@
 the current development sources using mercurial can be found on Octave's 
 web-site below.
 Building on MacOS can vary significantly between versions.  These
 instructions document the procedure for MacOS 10.6.X.
@@ -77,7 +77,7 @@
 Instructions for building Octave are available on the web at the link below.
 In addition, those wishing to build on MacOS X (10.6.x) should read section
 2.1 above.
@@ -143,7 +143,7 @@
 See the link below for additional details about optional dependencies.
 TODO - Modify the configure script to test for 64 bit vecLib bug.  When the bug
        is present, apply the wrapper solution.
--- a/etc/README.MinGW
+++ b/etc/README.MinGW
@@ -73,7 +73,7 @@
   The source for testing snapshots can be downloaded from the official Octave
-  web site. 
+  web site. 
   The very latest development code is also available via anonymous access to a
   read-only Mercurial archive.  The method of download is described on the web
--- a/etc/README.devel
+++ b/etc/README.devel
@@ -15,8 +15,7 @@
 Please DO report other bugs in the development releases as soon as you
 find them.  Bugs should be reported to the bug tracker at
 ''.  Please read read the bug reporting
-guidelines ( before
-submitting an item.
+guidelines ( before submitting an item.
 If you have a fix for a bug, or an enhancement to submit, send your
 patch to or submit it to the patch
@@ -77,6 +76,6 @@
 If you would like to be on the very sharpest part of the bleeding
 edge, you can now use Mercurial to access Octave's current development
 sources.  Instructions for checking out a copy are available on the
-web at
+web at
 Last updated: Sat Jan 22 21:26:18 PST 2011
--- a/scripts/help/unimplemented.m
+++ b/scripts/help/unimplemented.m
@@ -39,7 +39,8 @@
   case "gsvd"
     txt = ["gsvd is not currently part of core Octave.  See the ",...
-    "linear-algebra package at @url{}."];
+    "linear-algebra package at ",...
+    "@url{}."];
   case "linprog"
     txt = ["Octave does not currently provide linprog.  ",...
@@ -50,7 +51,7 @@
     txt = ["Octave provides lsode for solving differential equations.  ",...
     "For more information try @code{help lsode}.  ",...
     "Matlab-compatible ODE functions are provided by the odepkg package.  ",...
-    "See @url{}."];
+    "See @url{}."];
     if (ismember (fcn, missing_functions ()))
--- a/scripts/miscellaneous/info.m
+++ b/scripts/miscellaneous/info.m
@@ -27,8 +27,9 @@
   Additional information about GNU Octave is available at\n\\n\
-  Descriptions of mailing lists devoted to Octave are available at\n\
+  Links to the mailing list and other resources for getting help with\n\
+  Octave are available at\n\
   You may also find some information in the Octave Wiki at\n\\n\
--- a/src/
+++ b/src/
@@ -57,7 +57,7 @@
   "Please contribute if you find this software useful.\n\
-For more information, visit"
+For more information, visit"
   "Read to learn how to submit bug reports."