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

David Goldsmith d.l.goldsmith@gmail....
Fri Jun 25 11:05:44 CDT 2010


On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 3:25 AM, Pauli Virtanen <pav@iki.fi> wrote:

> 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


OK, I'll add those to the docstring.

DG

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