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"Parse Python docstrings in reST, Google and Numpydoc format"

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docstring_parser

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Parse Python docstrings. Currently support ReST, Google, Numpydoc-style and Epydoc docstrings.

Example usage:

>>> from docstring_parser import parse
>>>
>>>
>>> docstring = parse(
...     '''
...     Short description
...
...     Long description spanning multiple lines
...     - First line
...     - Second line
...     - Third line
...
...     :param name: description 1
...     :param int priority: description 2
...     :param str sender: description 3
...     :raises ValueError: if name is invalid
...     ''')
>>>
>>> docstring.long_description
'Long description spanning multiple lines\n- First line\n- Second line\n- Third line'
>>> docstring.params[1].arg_name
'priority'
>>> docstring.raises[0].type_name
'ValueError'

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