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# -- coding: utf-8 --
"""Example Google style docstrings.

This module demonstrates documentation as specified by the `Google Python
Style Guide`_. Docstrings may extend over multiple lines. Sections are created
with a section header and a colon followed by a block of indented text.

    Examples can be given using either the 
`     sections. Sections support any reStructuredText formatting, including     literal blocks::         $ python Section breaks are created by resuming unindented text. Section breaks are also implicitly created anytime a new section starts. Attributes:     module_level_variable1 (int): Module level variables may be documented in         either the
` section of the module docstring, or in an         inline docstring immediately following the variable.         Either form is acceptable, but the two should not be mixed. Choose         one convention to document module level variables and be consistent         with it. Todo:     * For module TODOs     * You have to also use
` extension .. _Google Python Style Guide: """


module_level_variable1 = 12345

module_level_variable2 = 98765
"""int: Module level variable documented inline.

The docstring may span multiple lines. The type may optionally be specified
on the first line, separated by a colon.

def function_with_types_in_docstring(param1, param2):
    """Example function with types documented in the docstring.

PEP 484
_ type annotations are supported. If attribute, parameter, and     return types are annotated according to
PEP 484
_, they do not need to be     included in the docstring:     Args:         param1 (int): The first parameter.         param2 (str): The second parameter.     Returns:         bool: The return value. True for success, False otherwise.     .. _PEP 484:     """ def function_with_pep484_type_annotations(param1: int, param2: str) -> bool:     """Example function with PEP 484 type annotations.     Args:         param1: The first parameter.         param2: The second parameter.     Returns:         The return value. True for success, False otherwise.     """


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