Author dmaurer
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Date 2008-01-10.17:39:23
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The inspect functions "getmembers(cls)" and "classify_class_attrs(cls)"
require that for a class *cls* each name in "dir(cls)" can be retrieved
by "getattr(cls, name)". While this holds for usual class attributes, it
may well fail for descriptors (descriptors set by 'zope.interface' are a
real world example for this). Attached it as small script that
demonstrates the problem.

The bug affects 'pydoc' and the built in 'help' (which is in fact
'pydoc.help'). While 'pydoc' and 'help' do not break completely, they
can not present meaningful information for classes with some descriptors
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