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better explanation of C<> tags (from Wolfgang Laun)
authorGurusamy Sarathy <gsar@cpan.org>
Sat, 18 Mar 2000 03:32:31 +0000 (03:32 +0000)
committerGurusamy Sarathy <gsar@cpan.org>
Sat, 18 Mar 2000 03:32:31 +0000 (03:32 +0000)
p4raw-id: //depot/perl@5795

pod/perlpod.pod

index fd0a1de..6c0c534 100644 (file)
@@ -154,10 +154,11 @@ It will be filled, and maybe even
 justified.  Certain interior sequences are recognized both
 here and in commands:
 
-    I<text>     italicize text, used for emphasis or variables
-    B<text>     embolden text, used for switches and programs
-    S<text>     text contains non-breaking spaces
-    C<code>    literal code
+    I<text>     Italicize text, used for emphasis or variables
+    B<text>     Embolden text, used for switches and programs
+    S<text>     Text contains non-breaking spaces
+    C<code>     Render code in a typewriter font, or give some other
+                indication that this represents program text
     L<name>     A link (cross reference) to name
                    L<name>             manual page
                    L<name/ident>       item in manual page