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- Subject: Re: Google Summer of Code 2011
- From: steve donovan <steve.j.donovan@...>
- Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2011 12:25:49 +0200
2011/2/25 Pierre-Yves Gérardy <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Just the block comment, its associated reflection functionality? (For
> those unfamiliar, you can access the docstring of a function from
> python code at runtime).
I appreciate that this is cool for exploratory programming, but the
same effect could be achieved without having to actually intern all
those strings. By using debug information, a shell would know where a
function was defined and could dynamically extract marked comments
from the source.