[Python-Dev] The docs, reloaded
g.brandl at gmx.net
Tue May 22 21:34:18 CEST 2007
Steve Holden schrieb:
> Titus Brown wrote:
>> On Tue, May 22, 2007 at 11:45:04AM -0500, skip at pobox.com wrote:
>> -> >> You at least take away a common excuse for lack of contributions.
>> -> >> True whiners will just come up with new ones (e.g., "the
>> -> >> documentation isn't available in Sanskrit yet" or "the dog ate my
>> -> >> changes before I could type them into the computer"). ;-)
>> -> Steve> But doesn't *everyone* now know that documentation contributions
>> -> Steve> don't have to be marked up? It's certainly been said
>> -> Steve> enough.
>> -> Sure, but that doesn't stop the true whiners. ;-)
>> Nothing stops the true whiners ;).
>> I think new and exciting ways of viewing, searching, annotating, linking
>> to/from, and indexing the docs are more important than new formats for
>> (not) writing the docs.
>> For example, this rocks! ::
> It would be more impressive if the search string returned hits ...
in the offline version.
The online version will get a more sophisticated search.
We've just finished to implement the quick dispatcher in the repository.
A request to
would then redirect to the appropriate module page, as well as
http://docs.python.org/?q=os.paht (note the misspelling)
would lead to a page with close matching results, os.path being the first
(The web app is based on wsgiref, with a few wrappers around it...)
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