[docs] [issue14393] Incorporate Guide to Magic Methods?

Terry J. Reedy report at bugs.python.org
Sun Mar 25 03:24:13 CEST 2012

Terry J. Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> added the comment:

If one searches for the informal name 'Python magic methods', RafeKettler's doc and 3. Data model — Python v2.7.2 documentation come in 1,2. Given that the latter does not even contain the word 'magic', that means that is actually ranks higher in some real sense.

Suggestion: we should do a bit of SEO and add the informal name to that page (and 3.4). Then either might come in first for such inquiries.

If one searches for the official name 'Python special methods', then our Chapter 3 comes in first and RafeK's doc 9th. The 2.5.2 version of 3.4 Special method names comes in second. This points to a second problem with google rank: we have several versions of the docs indexed, so links to our docs are scattered among them, and none rank as high as they really should. 

I glanced at the git doc and it seems to largely duplicate the info in the docs already. So it should not be just 'incorporated'.

Dirkjan: if you have any specific suggestions for doc improvement, regardless of inspiration, please give them. If not, I think this issue should be closed.

nosy: +terry.reedy

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