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Author georg.brandl
Recipients Todd.Rovito, asvetlov, docs@python, eric.araujo, georg.brandl, terry.reedy, zach.ware
Date 2013-01-14.18:00:36
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> I take it this would mean generating help.txt and then checking it in? Otherwise, users who built their own Python would likely run into issues with IDLE not finding its help file, or would be required to have sphinx available.

Yes, it will be checked in.

> That's not quite what I had in mind, but if we already do it for pydoc topics, it sounds fine to me.

I don't think we have to worry about it getting out of date quickly.  Automatically generating the IDLE help at run time from a documentation source file is not posssible anyway, since the doc sources are not available in a standard location for installed Pythons.
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