[Python-Dev] Py2.3.1

Tim Peters tim.one at comcast.net
Tue Aug 26 14:32:00 EDT 2003

[Thomas Heller]
> Sure.  I just wanted to mention that switching to .chm doesn't
> decrease the download size for the installer exe.

So it's pretty mucn neutral by that measure.  After installation, it saves a
lot of space (the 1000+ HTML files expand to > 12MB now).

>> A fully indexed .chm file is much better for searching than pydoc.
>> Sounds like a case of lose-a-little, gain-a-lot.

> Ok, should this already go into 2.3.1?

I think so.  Note that IDLE may need a bit of fiddling, to keep its Help ->
Python Docs menu entry working.

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