* nl2br() and format-paragraphs were not literal-safe.
-* New module webhelpers.media for multimedia helpers. Currently contains
- functions to determine the size of images and to choose a scaling factor.
-* Add an Options tuple containing Option objects for select/checkbox/radio
- groups. select() now uses this automatically.
- - New helper transpose().
+ - New helper transpose() to turn a 2D list sideways (making the rows columns
- Upgrade to Markdown 1.7.
- Add a warning about escaping untrusted HTML to
``webhelpers.tools.markdown()``. (If you use this library directly, you
may have to wrap the results in ``literal()`` to prevent double escaping.)
+ Helpers for images, PDFs, etc.
Miscellaneous helpers that are neither text, numeric, container, or date.
Web Helpers is a library of helper functions intended to make writing
-templates in web applications easier.
+templates in web applications easier. It's the standard function library for
+Pylons and TurboGears 2. It also contains a large number of functions not
+specific to the web, including text processing, number formatting, date
+calculations, container objects, etc.
-One of the sub-sections of Web Helpers contains a full port of the
-template helpers that are provided by Ruby on Rails with slight
-adaptations on occasion to accomodate for Python.
+The current documentation is in the module docstrings. New web documentation is
+being prepared as part of the Pylons 0.9.7 project. Questions or feedback about
+WebHelpers can be submitted to the `pylons-discuss
+<http://groups.google.com/group/pylons-discuss>`_ mailing list.
A few of these helpers require `Routes <http://routes.groovie.org/>`_
-* `Development svn <http://pylonshq.com/svn/WebHelpers/trunk#egg=WebHelpers-dev>`_
+* `Development version <http://www.knowledgetap.com/hg/webhelpers/>`_
author='Mike Orr, Ben Bangert, Phil Jenvey',