[IPython-dev] PyMAD/IPython which list updated

Frédéric Mantegazza mantegazza at ill.fr
Fri Mar 25 07:55:29 EST 2005

Le Vendredi 25 Mars 2005 12:58, Fernando Perez a écrit :

> OK, then the answer is no :)  I'm sorry, but I don't want to lump all
> docstrings at the end, because they serve different purposes.  IPython
> tries to give obj.__doc__ by default, but if it is a class/callable, it
> tries to add some extra information which may be useful.  But the
> constructor docstring only makes sense next to the rest of the
> constructor information.  It would be bad (usability-wise) to lump all
> docstrings into one ball at the end, disconnected from the structures
> they represent.

Ok, I understand.

> OK, let me know once you have something implemented, and it may be
> possible to make it easier for you on the ipython side.  But ultimately
> it seems you are trying to do something odd enough, that some hacking on
> your side is going to be unavoidable.



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