[SciPy-Dev] Place for PDF of "ODRPACK User's Guide" on scipy.org?

Pauli Virtanen pav@iki...
Fri Jun 25 05:25:12 CDT 2010


Fri, 25 Jun 2010 02:41:45 -0700, David Goldsmith wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 7:27 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 21:11, David Goldsmith
>> <d.l.goldsmith@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi!  Robert's excellent docstring for the odr module had a dead link
>> > to
>> the
>> > recommended "ODRPACK User's Guide"; Marcus Boumans provided a live
>> > link
>> in
>> > the Discussion area, and I've since incorporated it into the
>> > docstring proper.  One small problem, however: the link is to a
>> > PostScript file -
>> no
>> > biggy for posix users (all flavors come standard w/ PS readers IIRC),
>> > but
>> an
>> > (admittedly minor) nuisance for Windows users, since if one doesn't
>> already
>> > have a PS reader, one needs to go find one, install it, etc. to be
>> > able
>> to
>> > read this.  (I don't recall what the situation is for Mac, but I
>> > suspect, since the OS became unix-based, it's PS friendly
>> > out-of-the-box, yes?) Anyway, I went ahead and created a PDF of the
>> > document *and* secured redistribution permission from Daniel Lozier,
>> > Mathematical Software Group Leader, NIST, 'cause I thought it might
>> > be nice of us to provide such a version of the document, w/ a link to
>> > it in the docstring.  If TPTB
>> agree, I
>> > can email both the PDF and the redist. permission email to the
>> appropriate
>> > person to place somewhere on scipy.org.
>>
>> The PDFs generated from the original LaTeX DVI files are here:
>>
>> http://www.mechanicalkern.com/static/odrpack_guide.pdf
>> http://www.mechanicalkern.com/static/odr_ams.pdf
>> http://www.mechanicalkern.com/static/odr_vcv.pdf
>>
>>
> Thanks, Robert.  I assume I may add those links to the docstring?

I put them also here:

	http://docs.scipy.org/doc/external/odrpack_guide.pdf
	http://docs.scipy.org/doc/external/odr_ams.pdf
	http://docs.scipy.org/doc/external/odr_vcv.pdf

-- 
Pauli Virtanen



More information about the SciPy-Dev mailing list