[racket-dev] self-documenting feature

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Mon Jul 19 12:05:28 EDT 2010

While I have always liked doc strings in Lisps -- and koodos to Python for copying another feature from Lisp -- is it as critical to HtDP programming as built-in check-expect with coverage? (No but I think having it would be nice.) Do ask the person who asked whether Python has coverage now. -- Matthias

On Jul 19, 2010, at 10:16 AM, Shriram Krishnamurthi wrote:

> Python apparently has a feature where you essentially put the
> contract/purpose in the text of a function, and when you type the
> function's name, it prints out that documentation.  (It sounds like
> the docstrings of Common Lisp.)
> This came up on day 1, minute 15 of the TSRJ workshop.
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