option vs parameter

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop73 at googlemail.com
Wed Aug 5 10:24:31 PDT 2009

2009/8/5 Guy Dalziel <krendoshazin at dementedfury.org>:
> I've noticed that a lot of the pages don't make proper use of the
> different tags. I'm suggesting it now partly because these will need to
> be corrected anyway, and if people were to start using the optional tag
> rather than doing one big mass conversion i think it would be quite
> easy. However, now there is a slight problem: I grepped the book for any
> uses of optional and I found Xpdf. Looking at the page on the site it
> seems that optional renders exactly the same as option. That would
> probably have to be addressed if we were to use it.

 As someone who has accidentally not used optional in the past, I confirm
that it seems not to affect how the book is rendered.  Therefore, I don't
regard "correcting" the tags as a useful task.

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