[Python-Dev] The docs, reloaded

Steven Bethard steven.bethard at gmail.com
Tue May 22 03:21:02 CEST 2007

On 5/21/07, skip at pobox.com <skip at pobox.com> 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.
>     Georg> Sure, that is certainly possible.
> Take a look at <http://www.webfast.com/modindex/>.  It records request
> counts for the various pages and presents the most frequently requested
> pages in a section at the top of the page.  I can make the script available
> if anyone wants it (it uses Myghty - Mason in Python.)

+1 for integrating this with the official docs. I loved this the last
time you posted it too.

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