interactive help on the base object

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Fri Dec 6 18:03:13 CET 2013

Is it just me, or is this basically useless?

 >>> help(object)
Help on class object in module builtins:

class object
  |  The most base type


Surely a few more words, or a pointer to this, would be better?

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask 
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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