neal at metaslash.com
Thu Jan 10 03:17:14 CET 2002
Brian Quinlan wrote:
> The current documentation for dir states:
> This appears to not be the case:
> Notice how methods ARE included in class instances. Anyone know which is
> correct, the documentation or the implementation?
> (Also, for classes, base class attributes ARE included)
The doc string in the interpreter is correct for 2.2:
>>> print dir.__doc__
dir([object]) -> list of strings
Return an alphabetized list of names comprising (some of) the attributes
of the given object, and of attributes reachable from it:
No argument: the names in the current scope.
Module object: the module attributes.
Type or class object: its attributes, and recursively the attributes of
Otherwise: its attributes, its class's attributes, and recursively the
attributes of its class's base classes.
I'll post a bug on SourceForge to correct.
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