metadocumentation (keyword help)
jacek.generowicz at cern.ch
Wed Jan 7 09:46:19 CET 2004
sdd <daniels at dsl-only.net> writes:
> Jp Calderone wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 06, 2004 at 03:27:06PM +0100, Jacek Generowicz wrote:
> >>Where can I find concise, clear documentation[*] describing what one has
> >>to do in order to enable Python's internal help to be able to provide
> >>descriptions of Python keywords ?
> > "Quote them"
> > help('if')
> > Jp
> Or simply use help()
> and interactively enter lines.
Yes, but this actually does not work out of the box (on any of the
GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and even Windoze installaitions I have tried). You
get an error message complaining about the absence of HTML
documentation and setting PYTHONDOCS. So, to rephrase my question ...
Where can I find clear instructions on how to install and configure
the Python documentation which is necessary to make the following
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