[Numpy-discussion] Question for Pauli or Stefan about doc editor.

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Wed Apr 15 19:05:49 CDT 2009


On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 19:03, Charles R Harris
<charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 4:50 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 16:27, Charles R Harris
>> <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi Pauli,
>> >
>> > I'm going to move the docstrings from mtrand.pyx to add_newdocs.py. Will
>> > this require any fixes to the doc editor so that the docs don't get
>> > readded
>> > to mtrand?
>>
>> IIRC, David has told me that recent Cythons will do the right thing
>> with the docstrings. It would be easier simply to build mtrand.c with
>> Cython instead of Pyrex. It would be cleaner to keep the docstrings
>> attached to the source.
>
> Are Cython and Pyrex still close enough to be interchangeable?

David and others have built it so before.

> I also like
> the idea of having all the docs in add_newdocs so that no one has to go
> looking for them. I would even prefer having the python function docs there
> ;)

Ugh. I really, really don't.

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco


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