[IronPython] Writing new modules

Curt Hagenlocher curt at hagenlocher.org
Sat Aug 14 02:40:40 CEST 2004

Nick Bastin <nbastin at opnet.com> writes:

> There are a lot of extra names in each built-in module that don't
> exist in CPython, like 'Equals', 'GetHashCode', etc.  What are
> these, and where do they come from?

These are members of the Object class that are supposed to be
overridden by derived classes.  It's a CLR thing.

> Where are doc strings supposed to be put?  I notice that none of the 
> modules seem to have them.

This doesn't look like it's been worked out yet.  It looks like
an ideal place to create a custom attribute.

Curt Hagenlocher
curt at hagenlocher.org

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