[SciPy-Dev] Function of the :mod: wiki function
Sat Jul 10 04:00:35 CDT 2010
On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 7:41 PM, Keith Goodman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 6:48 PM, David Goldsmith <email@example.com>
> > In docstrings like that for numpy.fft, which in edit mode begins:
> > Discrete Fourier Transform (:mod:`numpy.fft`)
> > =================================
> > what's the function of the :mod:? All it seems to do on being rendered
> > the Wiki is generate a link back to it's own document.
> Yep, that's all it does. mod stands for module. So it is a link to the
> numpy.fft module where the link text will be the name of the module.
> You can change the link text :mod:`yourword <numpy.fft>`.
Ah, that's what I was missing; still, what's the point of having a circular
reference, even by another name, or is it only a circular reference in the
Wiki 'cause the docstring is all the Wiki pulls for any object?
> Besides mod
> there is func for function and meth for method and a bunch of others I
> don't remember.
> SciPy-Dev mailing list
Mathematician: noun, someone who disavows certainty when their uncertainty
set is non-empty, even if that set has measure zero.
Hope: noun, that delusive spirit which escaped Pandora's jar and, with her
lies, prevents mankind from committing a general suicide. (As interpreted
by Robert Graves)
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the SciPy-Dev