ANN: gui_support, a convenience library for wxPython

Stef Mientki stef.mientki at gmail.com
Thu Oct 23 23:07:01 CEST 2008


Glenn Linderman wrote:
> On approximately 10/23/2008 12:59 PM, came the following characters 
> from the keyboard of Stef Mientki:
>> I'm no expert I thought a three-quoted string was called a "doc 
>> string", isn't that so ? 
>
> No, the docstring is the first string after a function or class 
> definition, that is displayed interactively by "help name", and used 
> for documentation of the function or class.  
> http://docs.python.org/reference/compound_stmts.html#function-definitions  
> Footnotes [3] & [4]
>
> The proper name for three-quoted strings is triple-quoted string: 
> http://docs.python.org/reference/lexical_analysis.html#id7
>
> Often docstrings are expressed as three-quoted strings, because they 
> want to exceed a single line.
>
Glenn,
thanks for the clarification,
English is not my first language, nor is Python ;-)
I already updated the webpage.

cheers,
Stef




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