Python Doc 2.6 vs 2.5--A Matter of Format?

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Sat Jan 31 18:49:55 CET 2009


> I see <http://www.python.org/doc/2.5/> for 2.5 and
> <http://docs.python.org/> for 2.6. I'm guessing these two pages differ
> somewhat in formats simply because someone decided to do so, and not
> that I'm in the wrong place for each of the two versions, correct?

Correct. The documentation format has significantly changed.

> For
> example, somewhere down in the 2.5, I should find the 2.6 equivalent of
> <http://docs.python.org/genindex.html>?

Not necessarily. The change in format also means a change in indices;
the formats differ in what indices precisely are created, and what
precisely they contain. Try

http://www.python.org/doc/2.5/lib/genindex.html

Regards,
Martin



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