On 6/11/07, dblack / wobblini.net <dblack / wobblini.net> wrote:
> Hi --
>
> On Fri, 8 Jun 2007, Grehom wrote:
>
> > I just installed the latest Windows version from Activestate (having
> > completely removed earlier version) ruby186-25.exe and that is working
> > fine:
> >    C:\ruby\bin>ruby -v
> >    ruby 1.8.6 (2007-03-13 patchlevel 0) [i386-mswin32]
> >
> > however when I came to work through tutorials I found Ri wasn't
> > working quite as I expected:
> >
> > C:\ruby\bin>ri String#tr
> > --------------------------------------------------------------
> > String#tr
> >     tr(from, to)
> > -------------------------------------------------------------
> >     (no description...)
> >
> > according to the tutorial I should get a lot more info about
> > parameters, example of usage etc. from last time I played with this I
> > thought it was more informative, have I missed an important step in
> > the installation?
>
> No; I'm seeing the same problem.  For some reason tr isn't getting
> picked up during rdoc/ri generation.

The reason is that rdoc picks empty docs from lib/jcode.rb.
Maybe we should add #:nodoc: to some of the methods in jcode.rb

J.