changeset 428:637f46c5b2b7

Added note to manual explaining that operands cannot contain spaces
date Sun, 19 Sep 2010 12:04:12 -0600
parents 0f2d9a943e96
children 33c5bc04ea67
files doc/manual.docbook.sgml
diffstat 1 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-) [+]
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--- a/doc/manual.docbook.sgml	Sun Sep 19 10:41:17 2010 -0600
+++ b/doc/manual.docbook.sgml	Sun Sep 19 12:04:12 2010 -0600
@@ -405,6 +405,13 @@
 If applicable, the operand follows separated by whitespace. Following the
 opcode and operand is an optional comment.
+<para> It is important to note that operands cannot contain any whitespace
+except in the case of delimited strings.  This is because the first
+whitespace character will be interpreted as the separator between the
+operand column and the comment.  This behaviour is required for approximate
+source compatibility with other 6x09 assemblers.  </para>
 A comment can also be introduced with a * or a ;. The comment character is
 optional for end of statement comments. However, if a symbol is the only