[Python-Dev] The docs, reloaded

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Sat May 19 19:19:46 CEST 2007

Georg Brandl wrote:
> Hi,
> over the last few weeks I've hacked on a new approach to Python's documentation.
> As Python already has an excellent documentation framework, the docutils, with a
> readable yet extendable markup format, reST, I thought that it should be
> possible to use those instead of the current LaTeX->latex2html toolchain.
> For the impatient: the result can be seen at <http://pydoc.gbrandl.de>.

Wow! Very impressive.

Changing to ReST would encourage more contributions to the documentation 
and widen the range of people able to maintain them.

Michael Foord

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