Hi Carol, Thank you very much for your follow up, I'm glad to know I wasn't completely out to lunch on the day.
I'm "watching" the issue page. I'll be sure to search the issue system if I come across problems in the future. Cheers, QM On Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 3:59 PM, Carol Willing < willi...@willingconsulting.com> wrote: > Hi Quantum Mechanic, > > Web Search > ------------- > I went back and checked a Google search and a Duck Duck Go search on > "pylint". > > - On Duck Duck Go, https://www.pylint.org and htt > ps://pylint.readthedocs.io/en/latest/ are the first two hits. > - On Google, https://www.pylint.org and https://pypi.python.org/pypi/ > pylint are the first two hits. > > For a "pylint pylintrc" search: > > - On Duck Duck Go, the website and v2.0 ReadTheDocs page are in the top > four hits. > - On Google, the v1.6.5 ReadThe Docs page and the GitHub repo are in the > top two hits. > > I'm not an SEO person but someone else may have a suggestion on how to > improve the hit rate for v2.0 ReadTheDocs on Google. > > ReadTheDocs Search > ----------------------- > When I try searching on "pylintrc" from the search box, I do receive 6 > hits. Unfortunately, each of those when clicked redirect to the docs home > page. Searching for "init-hook", I see the same behavior. This is a > bug/configuration error in Sphinx setup or the theme of some sort. > > There is an open issue on the GitHub repo: https://github.com/ > PyCQA/pylint/issues/1600 > > Next actions > -------------- > > I've added this summary to the open issue: https://github.com/ > PyCQA/pylint/issues/1600#issuecomment-361977477 > > Perhaps labeling this doc issue as Help Wanted as well would be useful. > > Regards, > > Carol > > On Jan 30, 2018, at 8:46 AM, Quantum Mechanic < > quantum.mechanic.1...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Hi, > > I'm sorry I riled everyone up. My apologies. > > === Trying to reproduce === > Getting back to this today, I'm not sent to readthedocs.org. I'll chalk > that up to the interwebz demons fiddling around (could be anywhere between > my $work, Google, and your end, including various intermediaries). > > Now, back to the next problem. There doesn't seem to be any documentation > on the fields in .pylintrc. I'm specifically looking for init-hook help. > > I can't find anything of substance in the html docs, so I download the PDF > and search for "init-hook". There are 6 hits, most only mentions. > > Finally, it occurs to me (from the nature of the change summaries in the > PDF) that this is probably a command line argument. Low and behold, pylint > --help has a blurb. (As an aside, I'm wondering how to format this well > for command line, due to the significant whitespace feature, but that's a > problem for another day.) > > === Problem 1 === > Search not helpful > =============== > > For me, the web docs are not that helpful for searching, as it doesn't get > me any closer. Take this screenshot of a search for init-hook: > > The first link goes to http://docs.pylint.org/en/ > latest/user_guide/run.html?highlight=init-hook, which looks like this: > > ...which I had before. > > === Problem 2 === > Command line help not online > =============== > > The command line help does not exist online or in the PDF in except in > brief, as far as I can see. Perhaps this is intentional? (It makes it > harder to post Stack Exchange answers, but that's SEP.) > > === Problem 3 === > How to include multiline code in .pylintrc file in the init-hook section. > =============== > > This doesn't seem to be covered anywhere in the docs, but is an obvious > use case. > > > > On Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 12:05 PM, Quantum Mechanic <quantum.mechanic. > 1...@gmail.com>wrote: > >> Googling for "pylint pylintrc" gives me the first hit as >> https://docs.pylint.org/en/1.6.0/run.html. >> >> This lands me on https://docs.pylint.org/en/1.6.0/run.html, asking me to >> login. I have a login, and clicking "Login" sends me to >> https://readthedocs.org/dashboard/, spoiling the google search. >> >> In fact, searching on google only shows me that something might be there. >> I have to search *again* on ReadTheDocs, which isn't friendly at all. >> >> Poking around until I find a search box at https://pylint.readthedocs. >> io/en/latest/, I type in "pylintrc", which returns the *same bloody >> page* (OK, yes, it has this helpful bit: https://pylint.readthedoc >> s.io/en/latest/?highlight=pylintrc, which does exactly...nothing.) >> >> So I'm stuck trolling around in the full docs there. Instead, I should >> just pull down the source code, and do my own grep -r. >> >> I feel like I've been violated. >> >> -- >> -QM >> Quantum Mechanics: The dreams stuff is made of >> > > > > -- > -QM > Quantum Mechanics: The dreams stuff is made of > <Screen Shot 2018-01-30 at 16.19.05.png><Screen Shot 2018-01-30 at > 16.20.46.png>_______________________________________________ > code-quality mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > https://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/code-quality > > > -- -QM Quantum Mechanics: The dreams stuff is made of
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