[Python-Dev] pydoc - put it in the core
Mon, 15 Jan 2001 10:48:49 +0100
Skip Montanaro wrote:
> Guido> Now, if we could somehow get this to show both the docs that Fred
> Guido> maintains and the stuff that Ping extracts from the source code,
> Guido> that would be even better!
> I had exactly the same thought. I suspect that if the install target were
> modified to install the html-ized sections of the lib reference manual pydoc
> could grovel around in sys and find the root of the library reference manual
> pretty easily. If not, it could simply redirect to the relevant section of
Since Fred remarked that the URLs for the different docs are
not fixed, how about adding a __onlinedocs__ attribute to the
standard Python modules providing the correct URL ?
Or, alternatively, pass the module's name through some Google
like "I feel lucky" documentation search engine...
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