[PySide] Contributing to documentation?

anatoly techtonik techtonik at gmail.com
Thu Oct 2 20:58:30 CEST 2014

In addition, there is now a new Documentation component in PySide bug
tracker at https://bugreports.qt-project.org/browse/PYSIDE

On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 1:00 AM, Sean Fisk <sean at seanfisk.com> wrote:
> Hi Eric,
> A while ago, I wrote a script to generate the PySide documentation. It’s
> intensely complex because it requires a qdoc3 executable from Qt 4.6.4 for
> XML output support (if my memory serves). That repository might be a place
> to start.
> For what it’s worth, I usually just use the C++ documentation and prior
> knowledge of porting patterns to write my PySide code. I realize that’s not
> really an answer, but it’s worked for me thus far.
> Good luck,
> --
> Sean Fisk
> On Mon, Sep 1, 2014 at 5:08 PM, Eric Thomson <thomson.eric at gmail.com> wrote:
>> As I learn PySide, the online documentation is my lifeline, but there
>> are quite a few gaps. For instance, at
>> http://pyside.github.io/docs/pyside/PySide/QtCore/QMimeData.html, we
>> have the following:
>> "There are three approaches for storing custom data in a
>> PySide.QtCore.QMimeData object:  "
>> And then...nothing. It does not list the three approaches, which are
>> described at the Qt documentation in some detail
>> (http://doc.qt.digia.com/4.6/qmimedata.html). There it is obviously
>> for C++ users, obviously.
>> I would really like to help translate some of this stuff into Python,
>> where I can, but am not sure how to go about helping, or if such work
>> would even last. For instance, would such contributions be lost when
>> documentation is automatically updated?
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