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Make nicer documentation #481

dnschnur opened this Issue · 4 comments

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Original author: (August 24, 2010 20:21:01)

The documentation is one long plain-text file. Hard to read, navigate, and impossible to bookmark.

My suggestion would be to use some form of HTML documentation.

I threw together a rough outline of a sphinx project:

Here is the output it produces:


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From on March 11, 2011 12:28:28
Hi! I'm sorry for not getting back to you earlier. I think there has been some work by others recently, I haven't had time to review it but in case you're still interested in working on it.

I think another format would be great and would be happy to support it.

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From on March 11, 2011 13:33:18
Can you provide me with links of the other peoples contributions? Are they in source or in issue tracker?

Have you looked at the readme file I created in rst here:

This is how it looks.

The whole project in git is a Sphinx project:

a python-based doc compiler.

If you want to use it just clone it from the repo. I don't think there is much to work on - except on the initial setup and then updating it from time to time.

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From on March 11, 2011 16:25:14
Ah, I think I understand what you've done now.

Regarding other initiatives, there's nothing in this issue tracker or code right now. There might be some in a fork that currently exist on github. I am not currently sure how that's going to be resolved, but I'll keep you in mind - I'm trying to get 0.7 out of the door Real Soon so this will have to wait a bit.

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Resolved for the 0.8.0 release by pull request #940 and the earlier switch to Markdown for API docs formatting. There are of course many more docs and examples improvements that we plan to make in the future.

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