[Python-Dev] Searching Python docs (Was: Python sidebar for Mozilla/Netscape)

Tom Emerson tree@basistech.com
Thu, 4 Apr 2002 15:53:12 -0500

Thomas Heller writes:
> I'm interested in feedback: Is it usefull at all? Should
> something like this go into the Python distribution? How can it be
> improved? What should be the user interface - currently it is command
> line only and usable from the interactive interpreter programmatically.

Cool: I had to modify it slightly to run correctly on my system
(FreeBSD 4.4 with Lynx) (change below) but otherwise it's great.

>         webbrowser.open("file:%s" % path)

Lynx doesn't like the URL that is generated, so I changed to


I expect that should work on any platform.


Tom Emerson                                          Basis Technology Corp.
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