Function docstring as a local variable

Chris Rebert clp2 at rebertia.com
Mon Jul 11 02:09:27 CEST 2011


On Sun, Jul 10, 2011 at 5:00 PM, Tim Johnson <tim at johnsons-web.com> wrote:
> * Carl Banks <pavlovevidence at gmail.com> [110710 15:18]:
>> On Sunday, July 10, 2011 3:50:18 PM UTC-7, Tim Johnson wrote:
<snip>
>> >  ## Is it possible to get the module docstring
>> >  ## from the module itself?
>>
>> print __doc__
>  Thanks Carl.
>
>  Where is general documentation on the subject of variables
>  beginning with 2 underscores?
>
>  I'm presuming the key phrase is 'builtin variables'. I'm searching
>  too ...

I've never heard that phrase used to describe __doc__ or its friends.

Look in the "underscore" section of the documentation index:
http://docs.python.org/genindex-_.html

Cheers,
Chris



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