[Python-Dev] Best way to specify docstrings for member objects
ethan at stoneleaf.us
Wed Mar 20 18:24:03 EDT 2019
On 03/19/2019 11:55 AM, Raymond Hettinger wrote:
> I'm working on ways to make improve help() by giving docstrings
> to member objects.
> There's another way I would like to propose. The __slots__
> definition already works with any iterable including a
> dictionary (the dict values are ignored), so we could use the
> values for the docstrings.
> What do you all think about the proposal?
This proposal only works with objects defining __slots__, and only the objects in __slots__? Does it help Enum, dataclasses, or other enhanced classes/objects?
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