The documentation framework described in chapter Sphinx Doc, supports for single file articles and also books with chapters and fully configurable build environment. The documentation is processed with the Sphinx document generator (see chapter Sphinx Documentation Generator) to produce vaious output formats.

The theory behind Sphinx Doc is discussed in chapter Relevance of Documentation.

The reasons for advanced concepts like document snippets, which expand the traditional knowledge collection beyond simple cross referencing (hyperlinks), are discussed in chapter Knowledge Organization.