[Python-Dev] The docs, reloaded

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Mon May 21 07:24:59 CEST 2007

On 5/20/07, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
> >     Georg> So, that's not really a concern of mine ;)
> >
> > You must realize that people will use the core tools to create
> documentation
> > for third party packages which aren't in the core.  If you replace LaTeX
> > with something else I think you need to keep math in mind whether it's
> used
> > in the core documentation or not.
> I disagree. The documentation infrastructure of Python should only
> consider the needs of Python itself. If other people can use that
> infrastructure for other purposes, fine - if they find that it does
> not meet their needs, they have to look elsewhere.

Martin beat me to my comment.  =)  Python's needs should come first,
period.  If Georg wants to add math support, fine.  But honestly I would
rather he spend his time on Python-specific stuff then get bogged down to
support possible third parties.

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