Python docs disappointing

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Sat Aug 1 05:18:35 CEST 2009

Tim Chase wrote:

> It may not be an adversity for looking things up using a web-browser, 
> but rather the need to access documentation offline.  Whether on an 
> airplane or simply away from a wifi/landline connection, there are 
> plenty of times I'm coding offline (another reason I'm happy to have 
> DVCS tools).

This is one area where Windows users seems to have an advantage. The 
standard installer includes the doc set as a Windows help file. I often 
keep that open in one window while programming in others. I only later 
discovered that this was a copy of the online docs ;-), which I only use 
to check the in-development version before submitting a doc bug.

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