[Byte-of-Python] [Sneak Peek] A Byte of Python 3.0 in the works

Swaroop C H swaroopch at gmail.com
Tue Aug 26 22:08:38 EDT 2008


Almost forgot:

4. Translators can now create their versions directly on the wiki. The 
main English is located in the Python_en category. Others can use the 
Python_de, Python_cn, etc. categories. This is so that it reduces the 
barrier for translators to work on the text as they had to previously 
know how to edit/use/transform DocBook XML. Now, all they need to know 
is the MediaWiki syntax, that's it!


Regards,
Swaroop


Swaroop C H wrote:
> Hello all,
> 
> Here's a sneak peek into the book being updated for Python 3000:
> http://www.swaroopch.com/notes/Python
> 
> This is NOT public information yet, so please don't spread this link as
> the book is still being updated.
> 
> There are many new things here:
> 
> 1. It's a wiki. Well, this isn't exactly new, I've tried this before but
> I had to shut it down because of spamming. This time, I'm back with a
> vengeance.
> 
> 2. The wiki and book is under the CC BY-SA license. The NC clause is
> removed. It was becoming a hurdle for translators as well as people who
> wanted to use the book for genuinely good activities, so I decided it to
> drop the clause.
> 
> 3. You can edit the book in real time! If you see a mistake, whether it
> is a spelling typo or an error in explanation, you can help by clicking
> on the 'Edit' link in the left sidebar and correct it. If you have a
> comment or doubt, then click on the 'Discussion' link in the left
> sidebar and add your thoughts.
> 
> I am following all changes to the wiki, so I will eventually follow-up
> on any changes by contributors such as yourselves.
> 
> Oh, and please do note the following legalese and community guidelines
> before editing the wiki:
> http://www.swaroopch.com/notes/Notes:Copyrights
> http://www.swaroopch.com/notes/Help:Editing
> 
> My goal is to finish updating the book when Python 3.0 is released.
> 
> Bouquets and brickbats welcome.
> 
> Regards,
> Swaroop
> 
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