class astropy.utils.metadata.MetaData(doc='', copy=True)[source]

Bases: object

A descriptor for classes that have a meta property.

This can be set to any valid Mapping.

docstr, optional

Documentation for the attribute of the class. Default is "".

New in version 1.2.

copybool, optional

If True the the value is deepcopied before setting, otherwise it is saved as reference. Default is True.

New in version 1.2.