Doc strings for a standalone app??

Timo Virkkala a at a.invalid
Thu Jun 10 06:55:33 CEST 2004


Peter Hansen wrote:
> function name: launchApp
> inputs: string containing path to application
> outputs: boolean, indicating success if true
> description: This function launches the specified application if
>   it can be found.  Note: special hacks in place to slow launching
>   of non-Microsoft applications!  This function should be the one
>   we publicize to our third-party developers.  Suckers....  -BG

Now that would explain _quite_ a few things...

But seriously, I think that deciding on whether to use docstrings or normal 
comments should be regarding to whether they do any harm, not whether they 
do any good.

-- 
Timo "WT" Virkkala

   "In the battle between you and the world, bet on the world."



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