[SciPy-dev] Scipy Tutorial (and updating it)
Tue Dec 9 03:04:37 CST 2008
Tue, 09 Dec 2008 07:48:04 +0200, Scott Sinclair wrote:
>> 2008/12/8 Tom Grydeland <firstname.lastname@example.org>: Just to get my hands
>> The first problem I ran into is that there is no way to tell the
>> documentation system that I am documenting a class instance, so the
>> "Parameters" and "Returns" sections are both mandatory, while only the
>> latter actually makes sense. I see there is some specal handling of
>> class documentation, which might work for objects (instances) also,
>> perhaps with some modifications?
> The doc wiki might need to be changed to understand class documentation
> better. No doubt Pauli can comment on this. In the meantime, it is
> best to use the class documentation guidelines as closely as you can:
> Have a look at the section "Documenting classes".
Note that `mgrid` is an object and not a class; class documentation is
already handled. We don't have a standard for objects, so the parser
assumes the format is the same as for functions.
>> Another problem is that the "See Also" entries are not showing up as
>> cross-references (or even as a dictionary list). What did I miss?
> This looks like a bug, some cross-references aren't resolved. I suggest
> using one of the "See Also" formats shown here:
> and making sure it is easy to read in plain text. Once the
> cross-referencing issues are resolved, the docstring should just work.
The See Also section won't work if the whole docstring is not formatted
per the standard. Could be fixed, yes.
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