pydoc&readline Re: some questions unanswered - new programmer ...
rnd at onego.ru
Sun Aug 5 08:54:10 CEST 2001
On Sat, 4 Aug 2001, Skip Montanaro wrote:
> Lee> What is this 'help'?
> Lee> I can do:
> Lee> print dir.__doc__
> Lee> but for
> Lee> help('dir')
> Lee> I get:
> Lee> NameError ...
Oh... My fault! I forgot that I load help in Python startup.
> from pydoc import help
>I have this in my PYTHONSTARTUP file. Pydoc is pretty damn cool.
It could be even cooler if it supported readline!
Sincerely yours, Roman Suzi
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