It would be nice to be able to display the version of the module from within the code
You can already do this with pkg_resources. Does anybody else think we have a need for this feature?
To be clear: I can run the following on a system where the package is installed:
This works but isn't very standard python-ish.
Feel free to have a go at implementing this - it's not a priority but it might be helpful for the doc generator.
I've used @LarsNordin 's solution in the doc generator. It works perfectly.