Why doesn't doc has predifined name and location ?

Chris Rebert clp at rebertia.com
Mon Dec 1 22:30:51 CET 2008


On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 1:22 PM, Stef Mientki <stef.mientki at gmail.com> wrote:
> hello,
>
> I'm very satisfied about the great standardization of doc strings in python.
> Now in contrast to that,
> the general documentation of libraries,
> either in plain text, html, pdf, chm, ...
> doesn't have a standarized name nor location.
>
> Why is that ?

I suppose the need for such standardization has just never arisen.
Googling for docs, checking the library's website, or doing `locate
library-name-here | grep doc` in bash seems to work well enough for
people that no one has found it necessary to pursue the creation of
such a standard.

Sidenote: what Python projects publish their docs in CHM besides
possibly Win32 GUI programs?

Cheers,
Chris
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>
> thanks,
> Stef Mientki
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