[Python-ideas] type.__signature__ (and Argument Clinic)

Eric Snow ericsnowcurrently at gmail.com
Fri Mar 29 06:34:07 CET 2013

(+Mark and Larry who might not be on this list)

On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 10:40 PM, Chris Rebert <pyideas at rebertia.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 9:26 PM, Eric Snow <ericsnowcurrently at gmail.com> wrote:
>> We now have a useful function signature abstraction in 3.3 with PEP
>> 362.  An outgrowth of this has been Larry Hasting's efforts on
>> Argument Clinic.  One open question is (was?) how to give a docstring
>> to the C versions of __new__ and __init__.
> In case anyone else doesn't follow python-dev and was wondering what
> Argument Clinic was:
> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2012-December/122920.html

How funny.  I hadn't noticed that all the discussions on Argument
Clinic have taken place on python-dev.  Thanks for pointing that out,
Chris.  You can also check out PEPs 436 and 437 [1][2].


[1] http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0436/
[2] http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0437/

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