Why doesn't doc has predifined name and location ?
Colin J. Williams
cjw at ncf.ca
Tue Dec 2 01:56:44 CET 2008
Chris Rebert wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 1:22 PM, Stef Mientki <stef.mientki at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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?
Python for windows or PyScripter.
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