[Scipy-svn] r5308 - trunk/doc/release

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Wed Dec 31 01:52:00 CST 2008

Author: jarrod.millman
Date: 2008-12-31 01:51:58 -0600 (Wed, 31 Dec 2008)
New Revision: 5308

added details about improved documentation

Modified: trunk/doc/release/0.7.0-notes.rst
--- trunk/doc/release/0.7.0-notes.rst	2008-12-31 07:13:05 UTC (rev 5307)
+++ trunk/doc/release/0.7.0-notes.rst	2008-12-31 07:51:58 UTC (rev 5308)
@@ -184,11 +184,17 @@
 Major documentation improvements
-Scipy documentation is now more accessible than previously; you can
-view a HTML reference manual online at http://docs.scipy.org/ or
-download it as a PDF file. An updated tutorial is also available, and
-it shows how to use several essential parts of Scipy.
+SciPy documentation is greatly improved; you can
+view a HTML reference manual `online <http://docs.scipy.org/>`__ or
+download it as a PDF file. The new reference guide was built using
+the popular `Sphinx tool <http://sphinx.pocoo.org/>`__.
+This release also includes an updated tutorial, which hadn't been
+available since SciPy was ported to NumPy in 2005.  While not
+comprehensive, the tutorial shows how to use several essential
+parts of Scipy.  It also includes the ``ndimage`` documentation
+from the ``numarray`` manual.
 Nevertheless, more effort is still needed on the documentation front.
 Luckily, contributing to Scipy documentation is now easier than
 before: if you find that a part of it requires improvements, and want

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