[docs] [issue10446] pydoc3 links to 2.x library reference

Éric Araujo report at bugs.python.org
Thu Nov 18 06:06:42 CET 2010


Éric Araujo <merwok at netwok.org> added the comment:

> The point of this bug report was that 3.x pydoc was sending users to
> 2.7, which is clearly unacceptable.
Agreed.  My reply about x.y vs. x.y+1 was a reaction to your patch, not a misunderstanding of the point of this bug.

> As long as documentation bug fixes are backported to maintenance
> branches, I don't see an advantage in consulting 3.2 when developing for 3.1.
I prefer version-specific docs too, but the thread on python-dev seemed to show I was not in the majority.

> Now, I keep this issue open to decide if we should backport this to
> 2.7 where this is not a bug (yet), but will be when default docs
> switch to 3.x.  What do you think?
+1 for backporting.

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