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docrep - A Python Module for intelligent reuse of docstrings

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What's this?

Welcome to the documentation repetition module docrep! This module targets developers that develop complex and nested Python APIs and helps them to create a well-documented piece of software.

See the documentation on readthedocs for a small tutorial.


Installation simply goes via pip:

$ pip install docrep

or via conda:

$ conda install -c conda-forge docrep

or from the source on github via:

$ python install


Copyright 2021 Philipp S. Sommer, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

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