[Pharo-users] Pharo Docs website broken

John Pfersich jpfersich at gmail.com
Sun Jan 10 20:37:22 EST 2016


On my iPad the docs look like this:
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It's an unusable mess.

Sent from my iPad

> On Jan 10, 2016, at 15:47, David Allouche <david at allouche.net> wrote:
> 
> I could argue about how I agree with you, but only in part.
> 
> But the simple fact is this: the documentation is advertised in large letter on this page: http://pharo.org/documentation
> 
> If it's broken, it should be fixed. If the people with the technical access to fix it do not care, it should be removed from such a highly visible page.
> 
> As it is, it is confusing for new users, who need it most, and reflects badly on the state of Pharo in general.
> 
>> On 10 Jan 2016, at 22:25, Serge Stinckwich <serge.stinckwich at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Dear David,
>> 
>> yes this maybe broken, but most of the time, a Pharo developer will
>> never have a look to such a static documentation.
>> You can browse the class and the related methods very easily inside
>> the Pharo image, without relying on an external tool.
>> 
>> Regards,
>> 
>>> On Sun, Jan 10, 2016 at 1:08 PM, David Allouche <david at allouche.net> wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> 
>>> It seems the pharodocs website is broken. Pages for classes are rendered,
>>> but the documentation does not display the messages, only their docstrings.
>>> That makes it quite unusable.
>>> 
>>> http://files.pharo.org/doc/4.0/#packageList=package.html&classList=package/Kernel.html&classView=class/ProtoObject.html
>>> 
>>> I remember I looked at it once when I started and thought "whee, that's
>>> confusing, I'll play around and come back later". Now I understand why that
>>> was confusing...
>>> 
>>> Who can fix that?
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> -- 
>> Serge Stinckwich
>> UCBN & UMI UMMISCO 209 (IRD/UPMC)
>> Every DSL ends up being Smalltalk
>> http://www.doesnotunderstand.org/
> 
> 


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