[Python-Dev] The docstring hack for signature information has to go

Larry Hastings larry at hastings.org
Tue Feb 4 10:56:40 CET 2014


On 02/03/2014 01:10 PM, Zachary Ware wrote:
> What about just choosing a marker value that is somewhat less
> unsightly?  "signature = (", or "parameters: (", or something (better)
> to that effect?  It may not be beautiful in 3.3, but we can at least
> make it make sense.

It's a reasonable enough idea, and we could consider it if we stick with 
something like "sig=".  However, see later in the thread where Guido 
says to return to the old somewhat-ambiguous form with the function 
name.  ;-)


//arry/
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