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What is the docstring convention in Python for the following "magic" class methods:

  • __str__
  • __unicode__
  • __repr__

Should I add docstrings for these? If yes, what should they say (for each)?

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I wouldn't add docstrings; they'll never meaningfully differ from the python stdlib docs relating to them.

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