bikeshed 4.1.9


A document-authoring tool mainly intended for web specifications.

A document-authoring tool mainly intended for web specifications.

Stars: 1064, Watchers: 1064, Forks: 197, Open Issues: 464

The speced/bikeshed repo was created 11 years ago and the last code push was 20 hours ago.
The project is very popular with an impressive 1064 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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A list of common bikeshed errors.

Code Examples

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GitHub Issues

The bikeshed package has 464 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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