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Re: [Python-Dev] Impaired Usability of the Mercurial Source Viewer Guido van Rossum Thu Mar 31 23:00:18 2011

Can someone give Raymond write access to the website already so he can
fix it himself?

On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 6:44 PM, Benjamin Peterson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> 2011/3/31 Raymond Hettinger <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
>>
>> On Mar 31, 2011, at 6:28 PM, Victor Stinner wrote:
>>
>> Le 01/04/2011 01:15, Raymond Hettinger a écrit :
>>
>> The Hg source viewer needs to be tweaked to improve its usability.
>>
>> What we've got now is a step backwards from the previous svn viewer.
>>
>> Looking at http://hg.python.org/cpython/file/default/Lib/linecache.py for
>> example,
>>
>> there are two issues.   1) the code cannot be cut-and-pasted because the
>>
>> line numbers are commingled with the source text.  2) the code is hard
>>
>> to read because of the alternating white and gray bars.
>>
>> You can use mirrors like:
>> https://bitbucket.org/mirror/cpython/
>>
>> On Bitbucket, line numbers are displayed, but you can copy/paste code
>> without the line number. And the background is just white. For example:
>> https://bitbucket.org/mirror/cpython/src/3558eecd84f0/Modules/faulthandler.c
>>
>>
>> That's *way* better:
>>   https://bitbucket.org/mirror/cpython/src/3558eecd84f0/Lib/linecache.py
>> Why can't we have that for our primary source viewer.
>
> Because it's closed source.
>
>
>
> --
> Regards,
> Benjamin
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