Docstrings and class Attributes
tjreedy at udel.edu
Mon Aug 8 20:17:38 CEST 2011
On 8/8/2011 8:37 AM, Nick wrote:
> Is it possible to put a doc string on a class attribute?
Class and function docstrings are generated from string expression
statements at the beginning of a suite.
> class Test (object):
> fred = 10
This is two statements that have no particular connection with each other.
> print Test.__doc__
> print Test.fred.__doc__
> This code produces this output
> int(x[, base]) -> integer
If an instance does not have a requested attribute, it is looked up on
its class (and superclasses). Since all classes are subclasses of object
and that has a docstring, I guess everything will.
Terry Jan Reedy
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