[Python-Dev] The docs, reloaded

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Tue May 22 03:05:59 CEST 2007

On Mon, May 21, 2007, Jon Ribbens wrote:
> One comment I have, I don't know if it's relevant - it perhaps depends
> on whether the "Global Module Index" is auto-generated or not. This is
> the page I visit the most out of all the Python documentation, and
> it's far too large and unwieldy. IMHO it would be much better if only
> the top-level modules were shown here - having the single package
> 'distutils', for example, take up nearly 50 entries in the list is
> almost certainly hindering a lot more people than it helps. It would
> perhaps be better if such packages show up as one entry, which shows
> the sub-modules when clicked on.

That's a good point in general, but I think we want to manually label
some submodules as having entries in the global module index (notably
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