[SciPy-user] docstring cross-references [PATCH]
robert.kern at gmail.com
Sat Sep 23 16:54:31 CDT 2006
A. M. Archibald wrote:
> I've quickly gone through and done some cross-referencing of
> docstrings in scipy. Only the modules interpolate, integrate, and
> optimize have cross-references so far. I looked at special, but there
> are so many special functions I'm not sure what to do (for example,
> should the docstring on Bessel functions list modified Bessel
> functions? spherical Bessel functions?).
I'd suggest just leaving most of it alone. The categorized info.py is probably
> That's all the packages I've
> had occasion to use, so the others would take longer.
I've checked in most of your patch. I have local modifications to interpolate.py
that I will check in later today with your cross-reference information.
> I'm afraid the cross-referencing is not neccessarily very consistent
> in formatting, but then neither are the docstrings themselves.
Heh. You ain't kidding.
"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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