Python documentation problem

Kalle Anke skromta at
Sat Jun 18 12:02:07 CEST 2005

On Sat, 18 Jun 2005 11:49:38 +0200, Xah Lee wrote
(in article <1119088178.088667.227150 at>):

> the problem is that the page essentially says nothing. Nothing that is
> relevant to programing, and such nothingness occupies a significant
> portion of the python doc. (at least a quarter) It is like reading a
> manual to operate a machinery, and in every other paragraph it offers
> the (technically-fantastically-correct) explanations of what bolt or
> material were used where.

I'm new to Python and the information that's in the docs (at least that 
example) was what I was looking for. I read this as the referece manual, not 
a cookbook or a tutorial which clearly requires another style of 

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