[SciPy-dev] XXX in basics.rst

David Goldsmith d.l.goldsmith@gmail....
Sat Dec 26 11:40:54 CST 2009


On Sat, Dec 26, 2009 at 8:24 AM, Jarrod Millman <millman@berkeley.edu> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 4:35 AM, David Goldsmith
> <d.l.goldsmith@gmail.com> wrote:
>> "Note XXX: there is overlap between this text extracted from numpy.doc
>> and "Guide to Numpy" chapter 2. Needs combining?"
>>
>> Opinions?  What, ultimately, is to be the relationship between "Guide
>> to Numpy" and the "real-time" docs: do we want to preserve this
>> duplication of content, e.g., for user convenience, or consolidate?
>> If the latter, does that imply that we either: a) delete this file
>> (basics.rst) and direct users seeking this content to GtN, Chap. 2; or
>> b) ask Travis to modify (or for permission to modify) GtN; or is there
>> another "combining" alternative I'm not seeing?
>
> GtN is a static document and all new documentation will be written
> using the new documentation system.  Travis has granted permission to
> take any text you want from GtN when working on the new documentation.
>  Once the new documentation progresses to the point that it surpasses
> the GtN, we can mark the new user and reference guides as "Mature" and
> mark GtN as "Old" or something similar.
>
> Regards,
>
> --
> Jarrod Millman

Thanks, Jarrod.  IIUYC, yours is a (de facto) "vote" "for" maintaining
the duplication of content.

DG


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