Pylint reports an error for every function and method (except
def get_foo(self, foo_id):
"""Gets foo by its id.""""
Using pylint 1.3.1 add a line to you pylintrc
docstring-min-length=10 for example.
It is described in the generated pylintrc
pylint --generate-rcfile file as
Minimum line length for functions/classes that require docstrings, shorter ones are exempt.