Aw: Re: Aw: back up ?(was Re: is down?)

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Mon Jul 25 13:17:17 EDT 2011

On 7/25/2011 7:25 AM, hackingKK wrote:
> Infact the first thing I ever did with documentation on Python was to
> download it.
> yes you are not uptodate but you can always do a download once in a
> while rather than putting load on the server every time you want to
> lookup a function reference.
> Happy hacking.
> Krishnakant.
> On 25/07/11 14:32, David Zerrenner wrote:
>> Carl Banks wrote:
>>> If you can't live without the docs, you should consider downloading
>>> them and accessing them locally. That'll let you work whenever
>>> goes down, and will help keep the load off the server when
>>> it's up.
>> Thanks for the pointer, i did not realize that until now... These days
>> of always-on internet corrupted me so much.

The windows distribution comes with the docs bundled in a windows help 
file, updated with each bug fix release. Is there really no *nix 
equivalent that could be used or is this one area where windows really wins?

Terry Jan Reedy

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