More random python observations from a perl programmer
tchrist at mox.perl.com
Thu Aug 19 18:57:54 EDT 1999
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kernr at mail.ncifcrf.gov (Robert Kern) writes:
:This is a holdover from the time before the
:source and documentation were split into separate distributions.
Why was this done? Is this a good thing? You can't do that with Perl
modules' documentation because all the module doc is embedded. We did
this to avoid a sync problem, and so people could never not have the docs.
In fact, they can even be links to the same file, e.g. File::stat.3
linked to and File/stat.pm. Or do you just mean core docs, not
module docs were split?
"IMHO, CAPS LOCK should be somewhere more
convenient; e.g., in another building." --jgreely
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