[Python-checkins] bpo-15243: Document __prepare__ as classmethod (GH-17124)

Berker Peksag webhook-mailer at python.org
Sat Jan 25 13:50:04 EST 2020


https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/7de617455ed788e6730c40cf854c4b72b0432194
commit: 7de617455ed788e6730c40cf854c4b72b0432194
branch: master
author: alclarks <57201106+alclarks at users.noreply.github.com>
committer: Berker Peksag <berker.peksag at gmail.com>
date: 2020-01-25T21:49:58+03:00
summary:

bpo-15243: Document __prepare__ as classmethod (GH-17124)

files:
M Doc/reference/datamodel.rst

diff --git a/Doc/reference/datamodel.rst b/Doc/reference/datamodel.rst
index 1442fbeb33d76..9520f824287f6 100644
--- a/Doc/reference/datamodel.rst
+++ b/Doc/reference/datamodel.rst
@@ -1945,7 +1945,8 @@ Preparing the class namespace
 Once the appropriate metaclass has been identified, then the class namespace
 is prepared. If the metaclass has a ``__prepare__`` attribute, it is called
 as ``namespace = metaclass.__prepare__(name, bases, **kwds)`` (where the
-additional keyword arguments, if any, come from the class definition).
+additional keyword arguments, if any, come from the class definition). The
+``__prepare__`` method should be implemented as a :func:`classmethod`.
 
 If the metaclass has no ``__prepare__`` attribute, then the class namespace
 is initialised as an empty ordered mapping.



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