[New-bugs-announce] [issue20583] Hide underscored parameters

Serhiy Storchaka report at bugs.python.org
Mon Feb 10 15:46:48 CET 2014

New submission from Serhiy Storchaka:

Underscored parameters of functions sometimes are used for different purposes. For example see random.Random.randrange(), subprocess.Popen.__del__() or codecs.CodecInfo.__new__(). These parameters are not a part of public API and should be excluded from help() or pydoc output.

components: Library (Lib)
messages: 210842
nosy: ncoghlan, serhiy.storchaka, yselivanov
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: Hide underscored parameters
type: enhancement

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