Alabaster is a part of the Tidelift Subscription

Tidelift is working with the maintainers of Alabaster and thousands of other
open source projects to deliver a managed open source subscription. You get the flexibility of open source and the confidence of commercial-grade software. Maintainers get paid!

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"I believe Tidelift's model has a lot of promise. I signed up because I want to help them prove the system works and to give feedback from the perspective of a multi-package maintainer."

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The Tidelift Subscription
manages your dependencies, including Alabaster , for you.
How do we do it?

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We provide the tools you need to continuously catalog and understand the open source software that your application depends on.
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We partner with and pay the open source community maintainers of the exact packages you use, to ensure they meet the standards you require.
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We address issues proactively, not only scanning for new security, licensing, and maintenance issues, but also working with our participating open source maintainers to resolve them on your behalf.
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We help you measure and improve your open source dependencies' health—which improves your app’s health—and give you a short list of high-impact steps your team can take to improve them even more.
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We add commercial assurances that don't come for free with open source packages, like intellectual property indemnification and support under a service level agreement. You expect these guarantees from proprietary software, and you should get them when using open source as well.

The end result? All of the capabilities you expect from commercial-grade software, for the full breadth of open source you use. That means less time grappling with esoteric open source trivia, and more time building your own applications—and your business.

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About Alabaster 

Alabaster is a pypi library that is part of Tidelift Subscription.

Alabaster is a visually (c)lean, responsive, configurable theme for the Sphinx documentation system. It is Python 2+3 compatible.It began as a third-party theme, and is still maintained separately, but as of Sphinx 1.3, Alabaster is an install-time dependency of Sphinx and is selected as the default theme.

Alabaster is a modified (with permission) version of Kenneth Reitz’s “krTheme” Sphinx theme (it’s the one used in his Requests project). Kenneth’s theme was itself originally based on Armin Ronacher’s Flask theme. Many thanks to both for their hard work.

Alabaster is available via the PyPI package manager.

By paying the maintainers for their work, you help ensure they’ll have the time and motivation to keep their creations well maintained. And you just may make the world a little bit nicer place, too.

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  • We provide the tools you need to continuously catalog and understand the open source software that your application depends on.
  • We partner with and pay the open source community maintainers of the exact packages you use, to ensure they meet the standards you require.
  • We address issues proactively, not only scanning for new security, licensing, and maintenance issues, but also working with our participating open source maintainers to resolve them on your behalf.
  • And much more!

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