[Python-Dev] Heads up: socket.connect() breakage ahead
Guido van Rossum
Fri, 24 Mar 2000 17:25:01 -0500
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> > I know, I was being purposefully dense for effect :) Fred, is there
> > some way to make the html contain a link to the previous section for
> > the "see above" text? That would solve the problem I think.
> No. I expect this to no longer be a problem when we push to
> SGML/XML, so I won't waste any time hacking around it.
> On the other hand, lots of places in the documentation refer to
> "above" and "below" in the traditional sense used in paper documents,
> and that doesn't work well for hypertext, even in the strongly
> traditional book-derivation way the Python manuals are done. As soon
> as it's not in the same HTML file, "above" and "below" break for a lot
> of people. So it still should be adjusted at an appropriate time.
My approach to this: put more stuff on the same page! I personally
favor putting an entire chapter on one page; even if you split the
top-level subsections this wouldn't have happened.
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)