[Doc-SIG] docstring grammar
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
Thu, 2 Dec 1999 17:09:38 -0500 (EST)
Jack Jansen writes:
> If this is indeed agreed upon by everyone (even if only for the reason
> that Our Benevolent Dictator Says So) it makes the discussion quite a
> bit simpler, as various of the things people proposed over the last
> few days failed the no-execution test.
Discussion of what goes into the docstrings is still relevant.
There's also things like someone (MAL?) showed:
__version__ = "$Revision: 1.10$"[11:-1]
that become much harder to detect; I would encourage people to use
__version__ = "$Revision: 1.10$"
and expect the tools to recognized common things like RCS/SCCS cruft,
and decode appropriately. These could be done in a module like
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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