[Numpy-discussion] Little module to get numpy examples

Bill Baxter wbaxter@gmail....
Wed Mar 21 17:21:30 CDT 2007


On 3/22/07, Stefan van der Walt <stefan@sun.ac.za> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 21, 2007 at 02:59:06PM -0500, eric jones wrote:
> > Just looked at this...  Now that is just cool.
> >
> > I'd say it should be part of Numpy.
>
> Very useful!  A file cache would be handy, and can be implemented
> using the checksum of the page from
>
> http://www.scipy.org/Numpy_Example_List?action=info&general=1

Is there any way to get that checksum without html formatting?  Like
the 'action=raw' that gets just the text of the page?

> Is the goal to eventually merge these docs into numpy, or to keep them
> separate it can easily be updated by anyone?  I'm somewhat
> apprehensive of having code in numpy that displays uncensored
> information directly from the wiki.

I agree that a built-in command that's part of numpy that grabs raw
info off the web would be odd.   It think it's better to just leave it
as a useful add-on tool.

--bb


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