bikeshed 3.14.3


A document-authoring tool mainly intended for web specifications.

A document-authoring tool mainly intended for web specifications.

Stars: 939, Watchers: 939, Forks: 198, Open Issues: 428

The speced/bikeshed repo was created 10 years ago and the last code push was 5 days ago.
The project is popular with 939 github stars!

How to Install bikeshed

You can install bikeshed using pip

pip install bikeshed

or add it to a project with poetry

poetry add bikeshed

Package Details

Tab Atkins-Bittner
GitHub Repo:


  • Software Development/Documentation
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Code Examples

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GitHub Issues

The bikeshed package has 428 open issues on GitHub

  • chore(deps): bump pygithub from 1.58.0 to 1.59.1 in /.github/workflows/update-tests
  • chore(deps-dev): bump ruff from 0.0.272 to 0.0.282
  • Let the patcg-id "group" use the UD status.
  • Some inconsistencies in specially recognized paragraphs (notes, examples etc.)
  • Feature request: custom paths to infotrees and biblio
  • Add a default die-on value to the spec metadata
  • unsupported attributes in index generation
  • Linking error on attribute that has backticks for inline code formatting
  • chore(deps): bump certifi from 2022.12.7 to 2023.7.22
  • Move the link to the W3C stylesheet at the end of the head
  • chore(deps): bump aiohttp from 3.8.4 to 3.8.5
  • Give the ability to comment out lines in metadata (and probably other datablocks)
  • chore(deps): bump result from 0.8.0 to 0.13.1
  • Disable pretty-printing inside CODE
  • Unescaped ampersand not allowed in HTML attribute

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