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

Thomas Heller thomas.heller@ion-tof.com
Fri, 5 Apr 2002 20:21:44 +0200

> > Anyway, at least on one question I would really like to get more
> > answers <wink>: when writing python code or C extensions, how do people
> > quickly look up definitions of functions, let's say PyObject_GC_New()
> > or the meaning of METH_O ?
> grep in the Include/ dir, 
> possibly followed by a less session :-)

Hm, in the good old days this was the only way ;-)
because the chances where at most 50% that this stuff
was undocumented.
But the docs have improved in the meantime, now you
could also use *them*.