[New-bugs-announce] [issue31507] email.utils.parseaddr has no docstring

Mark Dickinson report at bugs.python.org
Mon Sep 18 05:52:35 EDT 2017

New submission from Mark Dickinson:

While demonstrating email.utils.parseaddr in a recent training course, I discovered it had no docstring (see below). This looks as though it should be an easy fix for a first-time contributor.

taniyama:Desktop mdickinson$ ipython
Python 3.6.2 (default, Jul 24 2017, 13:17:39) 
Type 'copyright', 'credits' or 'license' for more information
IPython 6.2.0 -- An enhanced Interactive Python. Type '?' for help.

In [1]: from email.utils import parseaddr

In [2]: parseaddr?
Signature: parseaddr(addr)
Docstring: <no docstring>
File:      /opt/local/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.6/lib/python3.6/email/utils.py
Type:      function

components: Library (Lib)
keywords: easy
messages: 302442
nosy: mark.dickinson
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: email.utils.parseaddr has no docstring
type: behavior
versions: Python 2.7, Python 3.6, Python 3.7

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