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encoding/xml: needless package qualifier in godoc output #8833

masiulaniec opened this Issue Sep 29, 2014 · 2 comments


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masiulaniec commented Sep 29, 2014

$ godoc encoding/xml | grep 'xml\.'
    - the value of the XMLName field of type xml.Name
    * If the struct has a field named XMLName of type xml.Name,
    Unmarshal maps an XML element to an xml.Name by recording the element
    Decode works like xml.Unmarshal, except it reads the decoder stream to
    DecodeElement works like xml.Unmarshal except that it takes a pointer to

It appears to be breaking the convention for no good reason. It needs s/xml\.//

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ianlancetaylor commented Sep 29, 2014

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Labels changed: added repo-main, release-none, documentation.

Status changed to Accepted.

@rsc rsc added this to the Unplanned milestone Apr 10, 2015

@rsc rsc removed release-none labels Apr 10, 2015

@bradfitz bradfitz modified the milestones: Go1.7, Unplanned May 4, 2016

@rsc rsc modified the milestones: Go1.8, Go1.7 May 18, 2016


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