[Python-checkins] r70438 - python/trunk/Doc/library/functions.rst
benjamin at python.org
Tue Mar 17 21:53:44 CET 2009
2009/3/17 Raymond Hettinger <python at rcn.com>:
> FWIW, I think the examples need to be *very* short.
> The functions.rst page is growing hard to read because
> of all of the lengthy examples, caveats, warnings, and
> saying verbosity. We don't want to turn the main docs
> into a tutorial. It makes them harder to use. If someone
> just wants to scan what the builtin functions do, they now
> face a very lengthy page of reading. It's getting too fat.
I think what really needs to happen is that function.rst and
stdtypes.rst need to split up into multiple pages. I believe Georg had
some intentions of doing that one day. It might make a good sprint
> I think the example below is way too long.
Because it makes the page too long or because the code is too long?
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