__author__

Thorsten Kampe thorsten at thorstenkampe.de
Sun Oct 3 17:04:21 CEST 2004


* Anna Martelli Ravenscroft (2004-10-01 18:58 +0200)
> Peter L Hansen wrote:
>> Anna Martelli Ravenscroft wrote:
> Yep - you're right.
> __whatever__ isn't there. Copyright isn't on that page either (as Alex 
> helpfully pointed out to me after I posted this). (Good thing I said 
> "may". That's what I get for posting while fighting a cold...)
> 
> I hope that someone like someone whose modules use __something__ can 
> explain for both of us...

The standard help(module) uses at least __author__, __version__ and
__date__ to display these values separately at the bottom of the help
page so they don't get lost unnoticed in the 'data' section.

Thorsten



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