[Python-Dev] Quick poll: should help() show bound arguments?

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sat Jan 25 14:37:33 CET 2014

On Fri, 24 Jan 2014 20:07:43 -0800
Larry Hastings <larry at hastings.org> wrote:
> A) pydoc and help() should not show bound parameters in the signature, 
> like inspect.signature.

-1 from me. The problem is this will make help(c.foo) inconsistent with
help(c) and help(C), and is bound to confuse newcomers.

Speaking of which, I think asking for votes before all arguments have
been made is counter-productive.



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