[SciPy-dev] Accessible SciPy (ASP) project

Travis Oliphant oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Tue Nov 2 13:04:03 CST 2004


Fernando Perez wrote:

> Travis Oliphant wrote:
>
>> I'd like to hear more input on the use of .chm files for the 
>> graphical help file.
>
>
> We went over some of this a few weeks ago, and I think overall people 
> liked the idea.  There are at least two graphical linux chm browsers, 
> gnochm and xchm:
>
> http://gnochm.sourceforge.net/
> http://xchm.sourceforge.net/
>
> The problem was the creation of chms under linux, since it seems that 
> there is no tool for this task.  In that respect, the documancer 
> approach seems appealing, as it works with regular html.
>
After perusing some of the documentation choices, I would say that 
"write" now  I'm looking favorably toward documancer for a graphical 
help browser and lyx or tbook for producing documentation.

These  look like good solutions for the problems at hand.

-Travis O.




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