[Numpy-discussion] Access to online documeation - was Purchasing Documentation
Colin J. Williams
cjw at sympatico.ca
Mon Oct 10 04:23:56 CDT 2005
Matthew Brett wrote:
>>While I fully respect the opinion of those concerned about Travis' decision, I
>>have to say that I am personally not so worried. At scipy'05, when Travis
>>announced the book idea, I asked a very simple question: 'are the docstrings
>>complete?'. His answer was 'yes'.
>>There was a good reason for my asking this question: I personally find that
>>when coding, the most productive and efficient to learn a library is by typing
>Just a tiny addition. I know what you mean, but my experience is of
>someone recently trying to learn numarray / Numeric, and I suspect I
>am not alone in printing out the documentation and reading a moderate
>amount of it before I get started. Call me old-fashioned (it
>wouldn't be the first time!),
Could someone elaborate on the remark below please?:
There was a good reason for my asking this question: I personally find that
when coding, the most productive and efficient to learn a library is by typing
Is this with some particular IDE? Using Windows, I don't get this.
This sort of help is available with PythonWin but Numeric3 and pythonw
seem to be mutually incompatible at this stage.
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