[Python-Dev] Py2.3.1

Thomas Heller theller at python.net
Wed Aug 27 17:11:21 EDT 2003

"Fred L. Drake, Jr." <fdrake at acm.org> writes:

> Thomas Heller writes:
>  > Even nicer would be context-sensitive keyword help, but it seems IDLE
>  > doesn't support it, right?
> Not currently, but part of the reason is that the Python docs don't
> really expose the necessary information to support that.  I've started
> working on that in a branch of the Doc/ tree, but haven't had a lot of
> time to work on it lately.

But doesn't something like swish (I've used that in the past) allow to
index and search the doc tree?

OTOH: pyhelp.cgi does keyword search using the same technique as the one
used to the the htmlhelp keywords, and is cross platform as well ;-)


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