RFR 8146253: jjs should look for "doc string" property to print documentation on shift-tab

Sundararajan Athijegannathan sundararajan.athijegannathan at oracle.com
Tue Dec 29 05:39:31 UTC 2015

Please review http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~sundar/8146253/ for 

Note that this bug just adds printing __doc__ property where it is 
available (on shift-tab). There is no change to associate doc string to 
a function or an object. But, users can just define that property. If a 
user defined function is defined as follows, jjs prints __doc__ string 
when shift-tab is pressed after "func".

function func() { print("hello") }
func.__doc__ = "prints 'hello' in the standard output";


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