why does "help(import)" not work?

Simon Brunning simon at brunningonline.net
Fri Nov 6 11:45:38 CET 2009


2009/11/6 Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca>:
>  um ... ok, i'll take your word for it, but is there at least a
> generalizable pattern for what is directly help()able and what isn't?

If it's an object (or to be precise, a name bound to an object), it's
helpable. If it's a keyword, it's not - and in fact can't be, since as
you've found, it's a syntax error - so you fall back to passing a
string.

-- 
Cheers,
Simon B.



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