funcdef — A function (subroutine) name and its return type.


funcdef ::= [-]


A funcdef contains the name of a programming language function and its return type.

Within the funcdef, the function name is identified with function, and the rest of the content is assumed to be the return type.

In the following definition, max is the name of the function and int is the return type:

<funcdef>int <function>max</function></funcdef>

Processing expectations

Formatted inline. For a complete description of the processing expectations, see funcsynopsis.


These elements contain funcdef: funcprototype.


The following elements occur in funcdef: text, abbrev, acronym, alt, anchor, annotation, biblioref, coref, date, emphasis (db._emphasis), firstterm (db._firstterm), footnote, footnoteref, foreignphrase (db._foreignphrase), function, glossterm (db._glossterm), indexterm (db.indexterm.endofrange), indexterm (db.indexterm.singular), indexterm (db.indexterm.startofrange), inlinemediaobject, link, olink, phrase (db._phrase), quote (db._quote), remark, replaceable, subscript, superscript, trademark, type, void, wordasword, xref.


<article xmlns=''>
<title>Example funcdef</title>

<funcdef>int <function>rand</function></funcdef>


int rand();

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