[SciPy-dev] docs and doceditor question

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Tue Jul 28 15:38:52 CDT 2009

On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 15:22, <josef.pktd@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 4:10 PM, Robert Kern<robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 15:06, <josef.pktd@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> what is the source for
>>> http://docs.scipy.org/doc/scipy/reference/generated/scipy.interpolate.UnivariateSpline.html
>>> ?
>>> It's the kind of class documentation that I wanted but I don't see how
>>> it is generated. Is it autogenerated or are there specific directives
>>> somewhere to specify it.
>> Click "Edit this Page" in the left-hand side bar.
>> http://docs.scipy.org/scipy/docs/scipy.interpolate.fitpack2.UnivariateSpline/
> Thanks, I forgot about these links. However "edit this" only leads to
> the docstrings. When I follow "show source", I get this
> http://docs.scipy.org/doc/scipy/reference/_sources/generated/scipy.interpolate.UnivariateSpline.txt
> which defines which methods are included. It looks autogenerated, but
> I don't know why some classes have the methods listed and other
> classes don't.
> for example, show source of
> http://docs.scipy.org/doc/scipy/reference/generated/scipy.interpolate.Rbf.html
> has only __init__ listed.

Possibly because UnivariateSpline has this in its docstring:


while Rbf doesn't.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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