Out-denting multiline comments

Delaney, Timothy tdelaney at avaya.com
Tue Aug 13 02:09:12 CEST 2002

> I may just try coding this up and seeing if it works ;)

import inspect

class autodoc (type):

    def __init__(cls, name, bases, dict):
        super(autodoc, cls).__init__(name, bases, dict)
        cls.__doc__ = inspect.getdoc(cls)

__metaclass__ = autodoc

class A:
    First line.
    Second line.
        Third line (indented)

print A.__doc__

---------- Run ----------
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "...\getdoc.py", line 11, in ?
    class A:
  File "...\getdoc.py", line 7, in __init__
    cls.__doc__ = inspect.getdoc(cls)
TypeError: readonly attribute


Tim Delaney

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