[Numpy-discussion] [SciPy08] Documentation BoF

Stéfan van der Walt stefan@sun.ac...
Thu Aug 28 00:42:20 CDT 2008


Hi Neil

2008/8/26 Neil Crighton <neilcrighton@gmail.com>:
>>
>> - Should we have a separate User manual and a Reference manual, or only
>> a single manual?
>>
>
> Are there still plans to write a 10 page 'Getting started with NumPy'
> document?  I think this would be very useful.  Ideally a 'getting started'
> document, the docstrings, and a reference manual is all the documentation
> you'd need.  I try to avoid reading long user manuals unless I'm forced to,
> but I don't know what other people do.

I did some work towards that:

http://mentat.za.net/numpy/intro/intro.html

But in the end we decided that we needed something more marketing and
less tutorial oriented.

Cheers
Stéfan


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