[Doc-SIG] What counts as a url?

Edward D. Loper edloper@gradient.cis.upenn.edu
Fri, 16 Mar 2001 11:32:15 EST

> > Of course, I don't think people will be including HREFs in their
> > documentation much, anyway.. So the main issue for most people
> > will just be that they can't use '":' in certain environments..
> Erm, I wouldn't bet on that. And we *are* trying to retain
> compatibility/usefulness as a tool for working on text files as well,
> remember, where this sort of thing is more likely.

Yeah.  But I've been writing a PEP recently, so mainly my thoughts
are of "what are the obsticles to getting the Python community to
accept xyz". :)  I agree that it's an important issue for a larger
scope, though..