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Re^2: Perl documentation documentation

by brian_d_foy (Abbot)
on Nov 17, 2004 at 14:38 UTC ( #408418=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Perl documentation documentation
in thread Perl documentation documentation

I'm not a Windows person and don't have access to Windows this week (the client site training machines are all Red Hat!). I knew something like that existed, but I don't know the details.

Is it on the web anywhere? I see Perl Core Documentation on the ActiveState web site, but no index. Maybe we should one it available, even if we have to write our own.

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Re^3: Perl documentation documentation
by tomhukins (Curate) on Nov 17, 2004 at 14:54 UTC
Re^3: Perl documentation documentation
by demerphq (Chancellor) on Nov 18, 2004 at 19:30 UTC

    IIRC you can install ppm on a linux box and then download the ppm of the Activestate docs. There are also a set of activestate doctools for producing the index and etc. Maybe you aught ot look at one of their linux or solaris builds which will probably also contain it.

    And my opinion is that the tools involved should be coopted into the core. :-)

    BTW, i forgot to mention, class document if you submit it to p5p ill definately send a ++vote email in response. (Er, assuming i see it)


Re^3: Perl documentation documentation
by jplindstrom (Monsignor) on Nov 19, 2004 at 22:28 UTC
    For the Windows users out there:

    If you installed Perl in the default location, open


    and bookmark it right away.


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