Override a method but inherit the docstring
ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Fri Jul 17 06:03:29 EDT 2009
Peter Otten <__peter__ at web.de> writes:
> Just thinking aloud: Write a patch for pydoc that looks up the
> base-class documentation.
That doesn't scale; I want the docstring to be discovered by the normal
interface (the ‘__doc__’ attribute) by *every* tool that gathers
docstrings from methods.
Also, I want to have this behaviour not for every method missing a
docstring, but only for selected methods.
> Of course that might be misleading when A.f and B.f are up to
> something completely different...
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