[Catalog-sig] Perhaps "PyPI" will do
bob at redivi.com
Wed Apr 13 16:48:03 CEST 2005
On Apr 13, 2005, at 10:32 AM, Jeremy Hylton wrote:
> On 4/13/05, Bob Ippolito <bob at redivi.com> wrote:
>> Before docs.python.org, when I did the same searches, I always ended
>> with garbage from mailing list archives -- not real documentation.
> I agree mailing list archives are a problem, but I used to get by just
> fine with regular search. To the extent that I still get useful
> results, the documentation comes from mirror sites.
I remember that when I was learning the C API, google was hardly useful
at all because of the over-abundance of mailing list results and random
source code snippets.. with site:docs.python.org, I have no problems.
This was the major reason I submitted a feature request to create
docs.python.org in the first place, so you can blame it on me (but
obviously at least one person with access to implement also thought it
was a good idea).
Just try searching for PyObject_GetAttr with and without
Additionally, docs.python.org ensures that you find the latest
documentation. Without it, you'll often end up with junk from 1.5,
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