[Catalog-sig] Perhaps "PyPI" will do

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Wed Apr 13 15:40:34 CEST 2005

On Apr 13, 2005, at 9:15 AM, Jeremy Hylton wrote:

> On 4/12/05, Fred Drake <fdrake at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Regarding docs.python.org and Google-fu:
>> On 4/12/05, Bob Ippolito <bob at redivi.com> wrote:
>>> What do you mean hasn't been implemented?
>> I don't know exactly what Jeremy meant, but I do know that for a while
>> the Google search box on docs.python.org was doing a www.python.org
>> search instead of the intended docs.python.org search.
>> I fixed this a week or so ago, so the docs.python.org search is now
>> automatic from the front  pages of docs.python.org.  I still need to
>> do something about adding it to the rest of docs.python.org, though.
> I mean that if I go to google.com and type in something related to
> Python documentation, none of the results are from python.org.  They
> are all from mirrors of python.org + docs.python.org and from places
> like pydoc.org.  In the good old days, I could do a simple search for
> Python documentation -- just enter the words I was looking for,
> perhaps with python as an added term -- and the www.python.org results
> would be in the top 5.
> I think that's bad for Python users, because most of the people who do
> those queries would be best served going to python.org.

Before docs.python.org, when I did the same searches, I always ended up 
with garbage from mailing list archives -- not real documentation.


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