[Distutils-sig] distutils charter and interscript

David Ascher da@skivs.ski.org
Tue, 1 Dec 1998 11:40:36 -0800 (Pacific Standard Time)

On Tue, 1 Dec 1998, Greg Ward wrote:

> My impression of the use of docstrings in the Python world is that
> because they wind up in the runtime VM code, people tend to make them a
> lot terser,

Side note -- only docstrings which are the first statements in a class
or function or module are kept -- everything else is thrown out currently.