[IPython-dev] [IPython-user] On Eggs and the striping of docs & examples

Ville Vainio vivainio at gmail.com
Wed Jan 25 02:01:47 CST 2006


On 1/25/06, Fernando Perez <Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu> wrote:

> ground, even if it's just plain text and slightly long.  They can always read
> it a few times, the first just getting the basics, and later coming back to
> read details.  That text should mostly describe how to find more info (use of

I wasn't really thinking of a tutorial / getting started guide, but a
quick reference, like those printable emacs/vi keybinding charts.

With oneliners like:

'cd', '%cd': Call magic function cd
'%cd?': Get help for magic function cd

It's an easy thing to get going, and worth a shot for offline users,
even advanced ones (certainly better than externally launched
documentation, people are lazy).

I think importing the 'usage' module only when needed would be doable
as well, to conserve a bit of memory (probably only cosmetic effect
though).

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