[Numpy-discussion] packaging scipy (was Re: Simple financial functions for NumPy)

Steven H. Rogers steve@shrogers....
Tue Apr 8 21:19:09 CDT 2008


Fernando Perez wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 2:23 PM, Steven H. Rogers <steve@shrogers.com> 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.
>
> Cheers,
>
> f
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.

# Steve


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