mvpa2.base.state.borrowdoc(cls, methodname=None)

Return a decorator to borrow docstring from another cls.`methodname`

It should not be used for __init__ methods of classes derived from ClassWithCollections since __doc__’s of those are handled by the AttributeCollector anyways.

Common use is to borrow a docstring from the class’s method for an adapter function (e.g. sphere_searchlight borrows from Searchlight)



Usually a parent class

methodname : None or str

Name of the method from which to borrow. If None, would use the same name as of the decorated method


To borrow __repr__ docstring from parent class Mapper, do:

def __repr__(self):