[pydotorg-www] Two problematic pages
mfoord at python.org
Tue Apr 27 12:33:04 CEST 2010
On 27/04/2010 03:00, A.M. Kuchling wrote:
> There are two pages that I'd like to get rid of, but am dithering about:
> * http://www.python.org/doc/newstyle/ claims:
> Unfortunately, new-style classes have not yet been integrated into
> Python's standard documention. Fear not, however; many people have
> worked to provide useful information on creating and using new-style
> Is this still true? Are the resources linked from that page still useful?
The statement about not being documented is not true - almost all the
documentation is now oriented towards new-style classes and where they
aren't it's a bug. Those resources however are still useful. Create a
wiki page and redirect to that?
> * A lot of the ports on http://www.python.org/download/other/ are very
> old. (2.1, 2.4, even 1.5.2, etc.). I think most people will just
> search for "Python<OS name>" and not come to python.org to poke
> around. Can we just drop the page completely?
As someone else pointed out, although old a lot of that information
about old ports is still 'current'. Again, converting to a wiki page
seems like a good idea...
All the best,
> Now that I look at it, http://www.python.org/download/linux/ doesn't
> really have a lot of content; maybe it can be deleted, too.
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