[Python-ideas] Linking Doug's stdlib documentation to our main modules doc.

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Fri Mar 18 23:29:33 CET 2011

On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 1:48 PM, Ian Bicking <ianb at colorstudy.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 8:47 PM, Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info>
> wrote:
>> With all respect to Doug, do we really want to bless his website more than
>> any of the other Python blogs, tutorials, etc. out on the Internet?
> Bah humbug.  If we could link stdlib docs to every good quality piece of
> coverage for that module then that would be great.  It's not like someone
> else has been denied, or that we're giving Doug exclusive linking rights or
> something.  It just happens he has written the most comprehensive and
> maintained set of docs, and so it would be bureaucratically rather easy to
> get a bunch more helpful links in the docs that will help people learn
> Python better.  Frankly it doesn't matter if it's "blessed" as that doesn't
> incur any real benefit.

Good call!

--Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)

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