Function docstring as a local variable

alex23 wuwei23 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 11 06:14:11 CEST 2011


On Jul 11, 9:06 am, Corey Richardson <kb1... at aim.com> wrote:
> Excerpts from Carl Banks's message of Sun Jul 10 18:59:02 -0400 2011:
>
> > print __doc__
>
> Python 2.7.1 (r271:86832, Jul  8 2011, 22:48:46)
> [GCC 4.4.5] on linux2
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.>>> def foo():
>
> ...     "Docstring"
> ...     print __doc__
> ...
>
> >>> foo()
> None
>
> What does yours do?

Is foo() declared in a module with a docstring? Because that's what
Carl was talking about.

test_module.py:
'''module docstring'''

def foo():
    print __doc__


Works for me.



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