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Question on extracting doc strings from .py files

If you type:
>>import os; help(os)
Then you see the following (see below). But I don't understand where
the line
"MODULE DOCS
http://www.python.org/doc/current/lib/module-os.html
"

is encoded in os.py anywhere. If you search for the words
'module-os.html' you find
nothing. Ditto for 'MODULE DOCS'
--- output follows ---

Help on module os:

NAME
os - OS routines for Mac, DOS, NT, or Posix depending on what
system we're o
n.

FILE
/usr/lib/python2.4/os.py

MODULE DOCS
http://www.python.org/doc/current/lib/module-os.html

DESCRIPTION
This exports:
- all functions from posix, nt, os2, mac, or ce, e.g. unlink,
stat, etc.
- os.path is one of the modules posixpath, ntpath, or macpath
- os.name is 'posix', 'nt', 'os2', 'mac', 'ce' or 'riscos'
- os.curdir is a string representing the current directory ('.'
or ':')
- os.pardir is a string representing the parent directory ('..'
or '::')

Aug 16 '06 #1
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metaperl wrote:
>>>import os; help(os)

Then you see the following (see below). But I don't understand where
the line
"MODULE DOCS
http://www.python.org/doc/current/lib/module-os.html
"

is encoded in os.py anywhere. If you search for the words
'module-os.html' you find nothing. Ditto for 'MODULE DOCS'
try searching for 'www.python.org/doc/current'

</F>

Aug 16 '06 #2

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