[Python-Dev] versioning standards?

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@acm.org
Mon, 27 Nov 2000 11:33:04 -0500 (EST)

Greg Wilson writes:
 > Hi, folks.  Is there a standard or usual way to provide version
 > information inside a Python module or class?  Special tokens in
 > the doc string, a method like "getVersion"...?

  Modules sometimes offer a "__version__" attribute, which I've also
seen called "version" or "VERSION" in strange cases (xmllib and (I
think) PIL).


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at acm.org>
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