[Python-Dev] r87445 - python/branches/py3k/Lib/numbers.py
merwok at netwok.org
Thu Dec 23 22:09:15 CET 2010
Le 23/12/2010 20:55, Antoine Pitrou a écrit :
>> def __index__(self):
>> - """index(self)"""
>> + """someobject[self]"""
> This is misleading as to what the method actually does,
Really? Unless I misunderstood the docs, __index__ is used when the
object is used as an index (or with bin or oct, but I didn’t want to
complicate the docstring, just fix it).
On IRC, R. David Murray said that I could just have deleted the
docstring. I agree with that: I think magic methods never need a
docstring, since they’re documented once and for all in the language
reference. (__init__ is not an exception: its parameters can be
documented in the class docstring.)
> as you can read in the implementation:
>> return int(self)
The fact that __index__ is implemented thanks to int/__int__ here is a
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