[PyKDE] PyKDE - looking for comments
danny at ricin.com
Mon Jan 23 22:19:16 GMT 2006
On Monday 23 January 2006 07:39, Jim Bublitz wrote:
> It really doesn't matter a lot to me either way - anybody have an opinion
> one way or the other?
No strong opinion other than the niftyness factor of "building" the docs.
After all it is source code being built so the build stage IMHO is most
appropriate to generate docs rather than shipping them in formatted form. It
seems to be a common thing to do with docbook, pydoc etc. I can think of some
potential advantages: May save you some time down the line and might be
easier if any packager wants to add or change something or reformat or such
thing, perhaps even for translating it may be useful. Anything that requires
editing the html might be easier done editing the script or adding one.
On the other hand, 300k is just peanuts. Considering what a huge amount of
classes you get for a measly 1.4 MB tarball I'd say it's not overweight at
all. The package size here (tbz, incl. sip files, doc, examples, templates)
is 8.3 MB, still quite small. For completeness: using bzip2 to compress the
source tarball it's only 886 kB. That would pay off if download size is a
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