mpq_class documentation is not explicit about canonicalization

Marc Glisse marc.glisse at
Mon Feb 15 11:59:06 CET 2010

On Mon, 15 Feb 2010, Torbjorn Granlund wrote:

> Marc Glisse <marc.glisse at> writes:
>  texinfo seems happy with:
>  @defun mpz_class::mpz_class (type @var{n})
>  instead of:
>  @deftypefun void mpz_class::mpz_class (type @var{n})
> Not really happy, I would say.  The typography gets messed up, at least
> when there is an & in the arguments list.

Indeed, for some reason the & appears bold in the pdf version, I hadn't 
noticed (did you notice anything else?). Weird bug.

> My suggested change it attached.

That is actually the first thing I had tried, and what is already done for 

> Does it look as you expect?

I tried something else because it leaves a space at the beginning of the 
line (between the empty return type and the function name), at least in 
some formats (info maybe?).

Still, it looks good enough to me.

Marc Glisse

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