You can clone with
Some methods e.g:
style = m.find_style('My Style')
returns a copy of an object while others might reference existing object.
We need to provide doc strings to clearly state 'return value policy'
[springmeyer] Can you start a wiki page with hints on how to best add docstrings to the bindings? I bet that many users could help with basic patches to get this and other basic docstring going.
[springmeyer] needs a comprehensive lookover and should be addressed along with #29
pushing to 0.7.0
[springmeyer] whoops, didn't mean to close.