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  • As of Sphinx 1.1, there is the posibility to generate translatable strings (.pot files) from a Sphinx project, like it is done in the Open Data Handbook ...
    Juan Luis CanoJuan Luis Cano
    Sep 15, 2013 at 5:01 pm
    Sep 17, 2013 at 7:21 am
  • hello , I finally got around to release, PLEASE report anything failings to me. summary of changes since 0.10 * General - Apply [ 2714873 ] Fix for the overwritting of document attributes. - Support ...
    Engelbert gruberEngelbert gruber
    Jul 22, 2013 at 8:33 am
    Jul 22, 2013 at 8:33 am
  • Hi, The link on http://docs.python.org/2.7/genindex-S.html under sys ??? module returns: http://docs.python.org/2.7/c-api/intro.html#index-20 Is this intended or is a broken link? Regards Zoli An ...
    Benedek ZoltanBenedek Zoltan
    Jul 18, 2013 at 9:38 am
    Jul 20, 2013 at 9:52 pm
  • Hi, I don't know whether it is the right place to report it, but I haven't found a better one. Here is what I've found: On the page: http://docs.python.org/2.7/genindex-E.html Under section: execfile ...
    Benedek ZoltanBenedek Zoltan
    Jun 5, 2013 at 9:43 am
    Jun 5, 2013 at 9:43 am
  • I'm using docutils to transform and extract information from rst/sphinx documents[0]. I've made good progress, but I'm now looking for a way to extract inline content from the documents and ...
    May 13, 2013 at 12:31 pm
    May 13, 2013 at 8:18 pm
  • Some of the changes - Dropped support for Python 2.3. added 3.3 - enhancements in math. - Fix [3559988] and [3560841] __import__ local writer, reader, languages and parsers for Python 2.7 up. - ...
    Engelbert gruberEngelbert gruber
    Dec 16, 2012 at 6:53 pm
    Dec 16, 2012 at 6:53 pm
  • I'm merely trying to figure out why I'm not getting any emails from this list. -- -Mike Hoy
    Mike HoyMike Hoy
    Sep 28, 2012 at 12:47 pm
    Sep 28, 2012 at 12:47 pm
  • Hi, I'd like to work on some documentation issues in the tracker, but I have a few questions before getting started. For previewing and checking purposes, what is the preferred command to generate ...
    Chris JerdonekChris Jerdonek
    Jul 5, 2012 at 7:14 pm
    Jul 6, 2012 at 11:06 am
  • Hi, I am posting this message on docutils-users, sphinx-dev and doc-sig mailing lists: * @docutils-users, it's a proposal about some "restrictive" reStructuredText subset; * @sphinx-dev, it's about ...
    Benoît BryonBenoît Bryon
    May 14, 2012 at 7:46 am
    May 14, 2012 at 7:46 am
  • Hello, The language reference for Python 3.2 (and the development version, as well), says this in section 3.2: ~ Built-in functions A built-in function object is a wrapper around a C function. ...
    Роман ДонченкоРоман Донченко
    Feb 13, 2012 at 4:43 pm
    Feb 13, 2012 at 5:40 pm
  • Hi, all. I am a Japanese translator of Python Documentation. Our team have released Japanese Python 2.7.2 Document on 12/25. http://www.python.jp/doc/2.7/ Then, I thinking about how to translate ...
    INADA NaokiINADA Naoki
    Dec 26, 2011 at 8:27 am
    Dec 26, 2011 at 8:27 am
  • Hello, I am working on a project for my Masters' Verification & Validation class. The topic of the project is to explore the possibilities of implementing a modeling language for Python that supports ...
    Greg ScaffidiGreg Scaffidi
    Apr 20, 2011 at 10:31 pm
    Apr 20, 2011 at 11:59 pm
  • I just start writing a tutorial about Python, and will like to share it with you guys. It's a project that I just start, so any comment is very much appreciated: ...
    Guido Carballo-GuerreroGuido Carballo-Guerrero
    Apr 3, 2011 at 4:04 am
    Apr 7, 2011 at 3:23 am
  • In http://docs.python.org/py3k/tutorial/classes.html#random-remarks Capitalizing methd names doesn't follows pep8. Many sample codes in tutorial doesn't follow pep8 too. For example, in ...
    INADA NaokiINADA Naoki
    Mar 6, 2011 at 10:28 pm
    Mar 7, 2011 at 5:45 am
  • In http://docs.python.org/py3k/tutorial/datastructures.html#comparing-sequences-and-other-types , The operators is and is notcompare whether two objects are really the same I think this notation may ...
    INADA NaokiINADA Naoki
    Mar 5, 2011 at 2:19 am
    Mar 7, 2011 at 4:12 am
  • Georg at <http://dpo.gbrandl.de/contents , you can look at a version of Georg the 3.2 docs that has the upcoming commenting feature. Very cool. Georg Any feedback is appreciated (I'd suggest mailing ...
    Nov 24, 2010 at 9:23 pm
    Nov 29, 2010 at 4:07 pm
  • Hello, I would like to notify the community about the availability of new python-dbc module, allowing one to perform basic design-by-contract checks using the docstring definitions in epydoc format. ...
    Alex MyodovAlex Myodov
    Nov 9, 2010 at 1:09 pm
    Nov 9, 2010 at 1:09 pm
  • I've been documenting UpLib with a combo of ReST for the standalone docs, and epydoc for the API documentation. But epydoc seems to be dying a slow death of non-maintenance. It won't work with ...
    Bill JanssenBill Janssen
    Oct 6, 2010 at 4:52 pm
    Oct 7, 2010 at 4:07 pm
  • Hi, all. on http://docs.python.org/library/bdb.html canonic(filename) Auxiliary method for getting a filename in a canonical form, that is, as a case-normalized (on case-insensitive filesystems) ...
    INADA NaokiINADA Naoki
    Sep 2, 2010 at 6:24 am
    Sep 8, 2010 at 3:55 am
  • Dear Python Documentation community, we are proud to announce the *BETA* launch of the translation services for the official Python documentation as part of Google's Summer of Code. It is available ...
    Robert LehmannRobert Lehmann
    Jul 7, 2010 at 8:06 am
    Jul 10, 2010 at 3:56 am
  • Hi, I don't know where to post this to get to the people that has any saying about it so I try here =) Let the community enhance the manual as is done in the PHP manual. This is how it looks in PHP ...
    Jonas LindbergJonas Lindberg
    Jun 4, 2010 at 11:39 am
    Jun 5, 2010 at 5:36 pm
  • Random thoughts on the Generic Operating System Services chapter of the library guide: http://docs.python.org/dev/library/allos.html * There are four sections that are very long and complex, nesting ...
    A.M. KuchlingA.M. Kuchling
    May 12, 2010 at 2:44 pm
    May 19, 2010 at 6:40 pm
  • Hi, all. I am one of translator of Python document. But I am not good at English well. I can't understand one sentence in: ...
    INADA NaokiINADA Naoki
    May 6, 2010 at 2:48 pm
    May 11, 2010 at 11:14 am
  • Hello Doc-Siggers, During some recent work on the PEP 3147, I had a need to add some documentation (docstrings) to some new functions. To document the function arguments I added epydoc reST style ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Apr 13, 2010 at 9:12 pm
    Apr 15, 2010 at 10:39 am
  • Hi, just updated this patch so it works with Python version 3.2. http://bugs.python.org/issue2001 What it does is add a navigation bar at the top of the web pages so you can do the following. + Shows ...
    Ron AdamRon Adam
    Mar 2, 2010 at 4:45 am
    Mar 2, 2010 at 4:45 am
  • The procedure for uploading to PyPI is not well documented. I had to read several different docs and do some experimentation before coming up with the following: Procedure for uploading to the Python ...
    Dr. Phillip M. FeldmanDr. Phillip M. Feldman
    Dec 11, 2009 at 6:05 pm
    Mar 3, 2010 at 10:34 am
  • Good morning, Release 0.6 is out. Changes are : * Two new writers for ODT and manpage (so there is no excuse for python software not having a manpage anymore). * Python2.2 is no longer supported. ...
    Oct 12, 2009 at 6:55 am
    Oct 12, 2009 at 6:55 am
  • Hi everyone! I'm new to the Python volunteer community, and another member suggested that helping out with documentation is a great way to get started. A bit of background on me: I'm a journalist who ...
    Serdar TumgorenSerdar Tumgoren
    Oct 11, 2009 at 4:34 pm
    Oct 14, 2009 at 11:42 pm
  • I'm writing an introduction to releasing open-source Python projects. Having recently gone through it for the first time myself, I was amazed at how far and wide I had to range to pull together all ...
    John KleintJohn Kleint
    Sep 24, 2009 at 11:15 pm
    Oct 1, 2009 at 4:19 am
  • Hi, I wondered if it might sense to put some text into the 3.0 docs that said that it's not supported anymore and users should go to 3.1. Mockup: http://pocoo.org/~g/note.png The link will go to the ...
    Georg BrandlGeorg Brandl
    Jul 26, 2009 at 8:54 pm
    Jul 26, 2009 at 8:57 pm
  • Hi, It is stated in PEP 257 that: "The docstring of a script (a stand-alone program) should be usable as its "usage" message, printed when the script is invoked with incorrect or missing arguments ...
    Fred MailhotFred Mailhot
    Jul 22, 2009 at 7:48 pm
    Jul 23, 2009 at 1:09 pm
  • I'd like to be able to send people ReST files as mail and have them automatically displayed in their browser. What mime type should I call them? And what should I put in /etc/mailcap to make this ...
    Laura CreightonLaura Creighton
    May 22, 2009 at 4:29 am
    May 22, 2009 at 4:45 am
  • Hello, I have an experimental search and browse site for the python docs running under http://clesaulp.bounceme.net/python/search and like some feedback. I works best when searching for function ...
    Jens TheisenJens Theisen
    May 9, 2009 at 3:59 pm
    May 9, 2009 at 3:59 pm
  • For a search google referred me to this page, which returns a 404. Should this page redirect? http://docs.python.org/dev/2.5/lib/module-code.html Michael -- http://www.ironpythoninaction.com/ ...
    Michael FoordMichael Foord
    Apr 16, 2009 at 2:20 pm
    Apr 16, 2009 at 7:01 pm
  • Hi, all. I'm a member of Japanese translate of Python document Project. We complete translating Python 2.5 document last year and now work for Python 2.6 Document. I feel building document is slow a ...
    Apr 4, 2009 at 1:57 pm
    Apr 9, 2009 at 8:13 pm
  • I posted this bug a few months ago onto the tracker and it didn't garner any attention, perhaps because it is a bit of a nitpick. However, it drives me nuts everytime I see it come up in the python ...
    Scott DialScott Dial
    Mar 10, 2009 at 4:55 pm
    Mar 10, 2009 at 4:55 pm
  • The two reStructuredText files: -------- This paragraph has a very funny **indent** after that word, right? -------- and: -------- his paragraph has a very funny **indent after that word, right?** ...
    Jeffrey C. JacobsJeffrey C. Jacobs
    Mar 4, 2009 at 3:22 pm
    Mar 4, 2009 at 6:06 pm
  • I am wondering if there is a way to diff 2 versions of a reStructuredText document that differ only by line breaks within paragraphs such that those differences do not trigger a diff entry. In other ...
    Jeffrey C. JacobsJeffrey C. Jacobs
    Mar 2, 2009 at 5:33 pm
    Mar 3, 2009 at 5:59 pm
  • On the doc-sig status page <http://www.python.org/community/sigs/current/doc-sig/status/ I notice that the links to "Robin Friedrich's starship website", "Daniel Larsson's pythondoc package", and ...
    Ex cordEx cord
    Jan 1, 2009 at 5:32 am
    Jan 1, 2009 at 2:10 pm
  • I notice that the Python documentation is written in reStructuredText, but that docutils is not part of the Python standard library. Is there any reason why docutils doesn't come stock with Python? ...
    Ex cordEx cord
    Jan 1, 2009 at 5:21 am
    Jan 4, 2009 at 1:03 pm
  • I'd like to do some simple presentation slides. Is there any rst2html processor that will generate one html page per subtitle, with appropriate next/prev links? many TIA!! Mark -- Mark Harrison Pixar ...
    Mark HarrisonMark Harrison
    Dec 17, 2008 at 10:40 pm
    Dec 17, 2008 at 11:38 pm
  • The reST sources on http://docs.python.org/ are getting indexed in Google and ":mod:`whatnot`" is showing up in search results. That's been more distracting than valuable to me in my searches. Maybe ...
    Jason kirtlandJason kirtland
    Dec 12, 2008 at 3:59 pm
    Dec 13, 2008 at 4:12 pm
  • Excellent news! Cheers, Nick. -- Nick Coghlan | ncoghlan at gmail.com | Brisbane, Australia ---------------------------------------------------------------
    Nick CoghlanNick Coghlan
    Dec 7, 2008 at 12:55 pm
    Dec 7, 2008 at 12:55 pm
  • Hi, This is quite minor, but docs.python.org is missing a favicon and that makes it harder to find in my bookmarks menu. :) Luke
    Luke StebbingLuke Stebbing
    Dec 2, 2008 at 4:02 pm
    Dec 7, 2008 at 11:54 am
  • Hello, please let me focus your attention to a little slip that was made while typing a code example in the Python 3.0 documentation. Please visit ...
    John DoeJohn Doe
    Oct 12, 2008 at 2:56 pm
    Oct 12, 2008 at 2:56 pm
  • Whenever I have to look for when a feature was introduced, I go looking at the "What's New in Python 2.x" pages. Since the documentation for Python 2.x only contains the "What's New in Python 2.x" ...
    Robert KernRobert Kern
    Oct 6, 2008 at 7:12 pm
    Oct 16, 2008 at 10:20 pm
  • I've been looking at the docstrings of the built-in types, and I found the docstring for dict.update() really hard to understand. The parenthetical 'if E has keys' is the most unreadable part; it's ...
    A.M. KuchlingA.M. Kuchling
    Oct 4, 2008 at 1:16 am
    Oct 4, 2008 at 8:18 am
  • The docs search now searches for objects whose name contains the search word before doing full-text search. Please let me know if it works as expected. Georg -- Thus spake the Lord: Thou shalt indent ...
    Georg BrandlGeorg Brandl
    Sep 25, 2008 at 12:45 pm
    Sep 25, 2008 at 12:45 pm
  • This weekend I made a final revision pass over the 2.6 "What's New" document and am now finished with it (barring any small corrections or omissions that come in). What should I do now with my Python ...
    A.M. KuchlingA.M. Kuchling
    Aug 31, 2008 at 6:22 pm
    Aug 31, 2008 at 10:41 pm
  • Here's what the current 2.6 docs look like on Firefox 3.0 under MacOS: http://www.flickr.com/photos/44165698 at N00/2810698647/sizes/o/ The class names in the text are a good deal smaller than the ...
    A.M. KuchlingA.M. Kuchling
    Aug 30, 2008 at 4:17 pm
    Aug 30, 2008 at 9:14 pm
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