[cctbxbb] CCTBX documentation questionnaire
dcliebschner at lbl.gov
Fri Aug 16 12:03:23 PDT 2019
People at the forum mostly raised the issue of documentation, and the aim
of my questionnaire is to find out starting points to improve it.
You could make a different topic for installation issues; or your own
questionnaire. Disturbing this thread is counterproductive.
On Fri, Aug 16, 2019 at 2:30 AM Graeme.Winter at Diamond.ac.uk <
Graeme.Winter at diamond.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hi Dorothee
> I suspect that the document lack is a big chunk, but the fact that you
> cannot easily add cctbx to your standard python installation via say pip is
> perhaps a bigger impediment
> Telling people they can pip install makes for a low barrier
> Telling them they have to chuck their existing set up and use special
> different python is a high one
> And I keep getting told this at diamond!
> Does not mean we should ignore document improvement, as that is much
> needed too
> Best wishes Graeme
> On 15 Aug 2019, at 20:05, Dorothee Liebschner <dcliebschner at lbl.gov
> <mailto:dcliebschner at lbl.gov>> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> During this year's ECM computing school, it came up that the CCTBX does
> not have a lot of documentation. This seems to be a major reason why people
> don't use it, even if they would like to employ the libraries.
> We would like to find out which parts of the CCTBX are the most
> interesting for users. We certainly cannot provide extensive documentation
> for the entire toolbox, but we can see what we can do once we know the main
> areas of interest.
> So if you were in the situation of wanting to use the CCTBX but decided to
> stay away from it because the documentation was non-existent or obscure,
> please let us know by filling out the questionnaire below (it's anonymous):
> questionnaire CCTBX documentation<https://forms.gle/9RawJFfHyEvhCVVP7>
> Best wishes,
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