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From: jeffp at crusoe.net (evil Japh)
Date: Sat, 3 Apr 1999 20:38:37 -0500
Subject: Why are they? Re: Module Documentation Strings
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Why are there documentation strings?
I mean, granted it would be very bad if the next version of python did not
support them, but why not just use comment lines?
Just curious why this convention is used.
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