[SciPy-dev] change print statements to print functions in docstrings

David Goldsmith d_l_goldsmith@yahoo....
Sat Aug 15 18:07:54 CDT 2009

Thanks, Emmanuelle, but I don't mean to be a dictator - I genuinely see mine as a "vote" and am "merely" expressing my view on the matter...Perhaps this should be added to the Doc BoF agenda?


--- On Sat, 8/15/09, Emmanuelle Gouillart <emmanuelle.gouillart@normalesup.org> wrote:

> From: Emmanuelle Gouillart <emmanuelle.gouillart@normalesup.org>
> Subject: Re: [SciPy-dev] change print statements to print functions in docstrings
> To: "SciPy Developers List" <scipy-dev@scipy.org>
> Date: Saturday, August 15, 2009, 3:37 PM
> > At this point in this thread,
> I've reached the "strong opinion" that I'm +1 w/ Charles:
> speaking as someone who's gung-ho to make the docstrings as
> pedagogically useful as possible, I feel code-docstring
> consistency trumps this - IMO, the docstrings should not be
> be changed prior to the code itself being changed.
> OK, you can revert the changes very easily as I paid
> attention to save 
> versions including only the modifications of print
> statements.
> Emmanuelle
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