[Catalog-sig] Perhaps "PyPI" will do

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Wed Apr 13 00:25:30 CEST 2005

On Apr 12, 2005, at 5:42 PM, Tim Parkin wrote:

> Jeremy Hylton wrote:
>> Why do we need a separate domain for this service?  Isn't
>> python.org/packages just as good?  It seems to me like doc.python.org
>> has been a disaster not worth repeating.  (That is, whenever I do a
>> search for Python documentation I can random mirrors and never see
>> python.org results.)
> agreed ... although it might be useful for the *service* if an  
> alternate ip were needed. There has been previous suggestion that  
> docs.python.org would be a good way of isolating the documentation  
> for use with googles site search facility although this hasn't  
> actually been implemented and you can achieve the same through  
> using googles allinurl function eg
> heres a search for pickle in the 2.4 docs
> http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=site%3Awww.python.org+inurl%3A2%5C. 
> 4+intitle%3Apickle

What do you mean hasn't been implemented?

Anyway, the docs.python.org search is easier to type and requires  
less google-fu.. searching for "pickle site:docs.python.org" works  


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