Override a method but inherit the docstring

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Sun Jul 26 11:55:18 EDT 2009

In article <056f629b-aa63-458a-ae16-ac40a759e446 at h11g2000yqb.googlegroups.com>,
Shai  <shai at platonix.com> wrote:
>class DocInherit(object):
>    """
>    Docstring inheriting method descriptor
>    The class itself is also used as a decorator
>    """

Nice!  Maybe stick this on the Cookbook?
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