[Numpy-discussion] packaging scipy (was Re: Simple financial functions for NumPy)
Steven H. Rogers
Tue Apr 8 21:19:09 CDT 2008
Fernando Perez wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 2:23 PM, Steven H. Rogers <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Tue, April 8, 2008 07:28, Gael Varoquaux wrote:
>> > ...
>> > http://ipython.scipy.org/doc/ipython1/html/
>> > http://ipython.scipy.org/doc/ipython1/ipython1.pdf
>> > Sphinx seems a very promising to the everlasting problem of documentation.
>> Thanks for bringing this up. I need to look at Sphinx.
> Just to mention that this doesn't necessarily override the need for a
> faster/more roubst database-backed doc index, but it certainly
> provides a lot of funcitonality out of the box for end users, which is
> one of the reasons I'm so excited (and grateful) about it. If more of
> our combined/related projects use sphinx, users will have a reasonably
> uniform doc-searching experience with high-quality (at least visually
> :) docs, and PDF to boot.
There's definitely a place for docsearch from the shell. There's
opportunity for context sensitive search that Sphinx generated docs
couldn't easily duplicate.
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