tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Sat Oct 10 11:56:18 EDT 2009
On Sat, Oct 10, 2009 at 14:30, Luke Faraone <luke at faraone.cc> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 10, 2009 at 05:44, Sascha Silbe
> <sascha-ml-ui-sugar-systems at silbe.org> wrote:
>> The directly preceding FAQ entry  explains why parsing alone doesn't
>> usually suffice.
> Now, does sugar contain any of the following:
>> Introspection gives epydoc an accurate picture of what modules will look
>> like programmatically. In particular, some modules actively modify the
>> namespace they define, or use various "magic" techniques to alter their
>> public interface. Using introspection gives epydoc an accurate picture of
>> what these modified interfaces look like.
We don't use such tricks, AFAIK.
>> Introspection can give information about builtin and extension modules,
>> which would be unavailable to a python source code parser. This includes
>> builtin or extension bases for pure Python classes.
No builtin modules are public API.
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