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Author bignose
Recipients bignose, docs@python
Date 2016-05-17.00:42:36
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The library documentation for ‘inspect.cleandoc’ describes the transformation that occurs to “the second line onwards”, but makes no mention of what processing occurs to the synopsis (first) line.

Please update the library documentation for this function, to explicitly describe how it processes each of the different parts of a docstring.

If possible, this should be guided by PEP 257's discussion of how indentation is transformed:
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