doc in emacs

Sean 'Shaleh' Perry shalehperry at attbi.com
Mon Jan 20 15:38:26 CET 2003


On Monday 20 January 2003 05:39, François Pinard wrote:
> [William]
>
> > Is there an easy way to browse the python manual inside emacs ?
>
> There once was an Info rendering of the Python manuals which I found very
> convenient at the time, but I do not know if it is kept up-to-date anymore.
>
> Currently, to browse Python manuals, I use `links' for Web access and gave
> myself a few Emacs commands to easily launch it, either within Emacs and
> externally.  I prefer using it externally when running Emacs under X,
> within Emacs otherwise.  In case some people are interested, let me append
> my customisation for this, all crude and raw.  Use at your own risk! :-)
>
> Some people prefer Emacs-w3, yet I often find it slow, and in some
> circumstances, uneasy to install.
>

Debian ships a version of the docs in info.  The problem is the docs are not 
shipped in a format that makes this conversion very convenient.





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