Re: offline documentation package

From: Mary Haley <haley_at_nyahnyahspammersnyahnyah>
Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2009 16:24:43 -0600 (MDT)

Hi Rob,

We've gotten a few requests like this in the past, but not really
enough to warrant doing something like this on a regular basis.

I don't know much about using wget to pull down web documentation,
but it seems like you could automate this somehow? (Maybe somebody
else can jump in here.)

Our website depends on styles sheets, so you would need to
have this set up at your end to work, I think.

You can try it:

     <log in as "anonymous">
     <Use email address as password>
     cd /pub/scd/haley
     get NclDocument.tar.gz


Mary Haley
haley _at_
1850 Table Mesa Dr
Boulder, CO 80305

On Thu, 24 Sep 2009, Rob Nicholas wrote:

> Hey NCL developers,
> Would you consider providing an "offline" version of the web-based NCL
> documentation? I often find myself working somewhere with sketchy or
> non-existent internet access (thanks to the fact that NCL works so
> well on my Mac laptop) but wanting to look up things like function
> syntax or a plotting example.
> Something as simple as a regularly-updated tarball containing
> everything under (excluding the
> external NCAR Graphics, PyNGL, and PyNIO stuff) would do the trick. I
> know I could accomplish this myself by pulling everything down with
> wget, but this is less than ideal.
> [If other NCL users would also find an offline version of the
> documentation useful, please weigh in here (or contact the developers
> directly) to indicate your support.]
> Thanks,
> Rob
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