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Author eric.araujo
Recipients eric.araujo, georg.brandl, l0nwlf, loewis, pitrou, twhitema
Date 2010-04-09.12:35:42
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This is a recurrent problem with Python functions implemented in C. Since introspection is not possible, developers have to use the first line of the docstring to write the signature, including default arguments. With your patch, people can’t rely on IDE tooltips that display introspected signature + first line of docstring anymore.

The ideal right fix would be for C functions to support introspection, e.g. with PEP 362.

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