[docs] [issue12902] help("modules") executes module code

Ezio Melotti report at bugs.python.org
Sat Sep 10 07:04:29 CEST 2011


Ezio Melotti <ezio.melotti at gmail.com> added the comment:

> "Warning: gathering the results for the topic 'modules' can take
> considerable time and have side effects as it imports *every* module
> available to get at its doc string."

http://docs.python.org/documenting/style.html#affirmative-tone

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