On Apr 29, 8:52 pm, Gary Wright <gwtm... / mac.com> wrote:
> Is there a way to disable rdoc's automatic cross referencing of method
> names?  I've got a method named 'null' but I don't want every instance
> of the word 'null' in the comments to be hyperlinked to the method
> definition.  I tried writing '\null' or 'n\ull' but then the backslash
> shows up in the comments.

Nope. I brought this up at
http://groups.google.com/group/ruby-talk-google/browse_frm/thread/9379ed6b1c907f17/82b5df7ee399b70d?#82b5df7ee399b70d

I find it annoying, too.

> Similarly I also found that when I have XML strings in the comments
> I can either use "\<!-- comment -->" and have the \ show up in the
> comments
> or have "<!-- comment -->" and have the rdoc parser die on me.

Sounds like a bug to me. Please report it.

Regards,

Dan