[Python-Dev] pydoc - put it in the core

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Sun, 14 Jan 2001 15:55:21 -0500

> Ping's pydoc is awesome!  Move it out of the sandbox and put it in the
> standard distribution.
> Biggest hook for me:
>    1. execute "pydoc -p 3200"
>    2. visit "http://localhost:3200/"
>    3. knock yourself out

Yes, wow!

Now, if we could somehow get this to show both the docs that Fred
maintains and the stuff that Ping extracts from the source code, that
would be even better!  (I think that Ping's stuff should also run on
the python.org site, by the way.)

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)