[Python-Dev] Best practice for documentation for std lib

Fred Drake fred at fdrake.net
Mon Sep 23 21:37:54 CEST 2013

On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 3:01 PM, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
> 'Return' versus 'Returns', exact uppercase word match, is a little over 3 to
> 1. I am sure I have seen 'Return' and similiar directive forms ('Print',
> 'Store', 'Compare', etc) recommended as current doc style, as prefered by
> the current doc crew.

I don't know about the current crew, but this dates way back to
Guido's initial LaTeX documentation, and Guido's strong preference on


Fred L. Drake, Jr.    <fred at fdrake.net>
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