[Doc-SIG] The docs, reloaded

Neal Becker ndbecker2 at gmail.com
Tue May 22 01:41:48 CEST 2007

skip at pobox.com wrote:

>     >>> What would be my choices for add math to the documentation?
>     >> Where in the current documentation is there any math notation /at
>     >> all/?
>     Georg> There is exactly one instance of LaTeX math in the whole docs,
>     Georg> it's in the description of audioop, AFAIR, an contains a sum
>     over Georg> square roots...
>     Georg> So, that's not really a concern of mine ;)
> You must realize that people will use the core tools to create
> documentation
> for third party packages which aren't in the core.  If you replace LaTeX
> with something else I think you need to keep math in mind whether it's
> used in the core documentation or not.
Perhaps my comment was misunderstood.  I have no objection to a new system,
and it does not have to be based on latex.  I just hope there will be some
escape mechanism that allows math.  It happens that for math markup, there
isn't really anything better (or more familiar) than latex.

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