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Title: Add description to
Type: Stage: resolved
Components: Argument Clinic Versions: Python 3.8
Status: closed Resolution: fixed
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: Nosy List: larry, timhoffm
Priority: normal Keywords:

Created on 2018-07-28 12:47 by timhoffm, last changed 2022-04-11 14:59 by admin. This issue is now closed.

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PR 8518 merged timhoffm, 2018-07-28 12:47
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msg322552 - (view) Author: Tim Hoffmann (timhoffm) * Date: 2018-07-28 12:47
When trying to update a docstring of a CPython builtin, I had problems finding out what Argument Clinic actually does.

First, I looked at the devguide, which does only mention that the clinic exists, but not what it does or how it's used.

Next, I tried " --help". This unfortunately doesn't tell anything about itself.

The actual clinic doc is at

To make the clinic a bit more discoverable, I propose a description including the link to (see github #8518).
Date User Action Args
2022-04-11 14:59:04adminsetgithub: 78442
2019-06-02 16:58:54pablogsalsetstatus: open -> closed
resolution: fixed
stage: resolved
2018-07-28 12:47:29timhoffmcreate