Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

#7737 closed (fixed)

Code comment style in the documentation

Reported by: msas@… Owned by: nobody
Component: Documentation Version: master
Severity: Keywords: comment style PEP 257
Cc: Triage Stage: Unreviewed
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no


According to PEP 257 comments should be written:
"...It prescribes the function or method's effect as a command ("Do this", "Return that"), not as a description; e.g. don't write "Returns the pathname ...".

But in the code examples in the documentation, this is not follwed.
For exampel in:

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by Russell Keith-Magee

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Fixed #7737 -- Corrected a comment in the testing docs to be PEP257 compliant. Thanks to msas@… for the report.

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