printer friendly python tutorial

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Tue Sep 2 13:34:11 CEST 2003


"K.C. Shashidhar" <kodambal at imec.be> writes:

> Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> > http://www.python.org => Documentation => Download
> > Current Documentation (first link on page) =>
> >     http://www.python.org/doc/current/download.html
> > where the table on the top of the page contains download
> > links for HTML, PDF, Postscript, GNU info, iSilo, and LaTeX
> > versions of the docs, in ZIP, GZip, and BZip2 archives.
> 
> I wonder why someone wanting to print only the tutorial has to
> download the whole archive and unzip. Wouldn't it be helpful to keep
> them separately available, like the HTML versions are?

Finite time and resources.  Doesn't look like the zipped HTML is
available separately, FWIW.  You could suggest this to docs at python.org
if you feel strongly, I guess.

Cheers,
mwh

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