Python documentation too difficult for beginners

Tim Wintle tim.wintle at teamrubber.com
Tue Nov 2 12:41:26 CET 2010


On Tue, 2010-11-02 at 04:23 -0700, jk wrote:
> This (http://epydoc.sourceforge.net/stdlib/) is what I'm talking
> about.
Aaaarrrgggghhhh

> Why aren't the official docs like this,
Because not everyone likes documentation like that. Personally I far
prefer the existing documentation to the JavaDoc-style link you sent.

> and why has it taken me 2 days of searching? 
> All this needs is a search engine behind it and it'd be
> perfect.

Personally I use Google, e.g.

"list site:docs.python.org"

to bring up documentation about the list type.








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