[pydotorg-www] Documentation Tools: pdoc

Maximilian Hils python at maximilianhils.com
Mon Feb 1 11:51:45 EST 2021

That sounds about right. I don't have editing rights yet (wiki user
MaxHils). Could you or someone else grant me editing permissions please?

On Mon, 1 Feb 2021, 17:34 Mats Wichmann, <mats at wichmann.us> wrote:

> On 2/1/21 8:26 AM, Maximilian Hils wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I am the current maintainer of the pdoc project, a Python API
> > documentation tool. We are in the unfortunate situation that we have a
> > hostile fork which likes to assume our name while associating itself
> > with Nazi symbols [1][2]. To cut a long story short, the documentation
> > tools page in the Python wiki has been repeatedly edited in favor of
> > this "pdoc3" fork, presumably by its author [3]. This behavior has
> > already been flagged on the mailing list by others before [4].
> >
> > As the maintainer of the original pdoc project [5], I feel that the
> > current wiki entry does not portray pdoc and pdoc3 correctly. The
> > original project is very much active and maintained again, and many of
> > the touted benefits of the fork are present in the original software
> > as well. Speaking in personal capacity: I don't want to presume to
> > make that judgement, but I feel the Python wiki does not need to
> > promote projects that are offensive in a number of ways.
> >
> > Given that I'm not an independent party in this conflict, I would like
> > to request some guidance on what would be the right thing to do. I
> > would be happy to update the wiki page myself (ideally with someone
> > neutral reading over it afterwards), but I'm also open to someone else
> > in the community making a judgement call.
> Seems like the non-controversial part would be to update your own entry
> first. Do you have editing rights at this point?
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