Use the imperative mood for Python and C++ function and method summary sentences¶
For LSST DM Python and C++, you should use the imperative mood to write the summary sentence:
Get the value.
The imperative mood is conventional in scientific Python software (Numpy, SciPy, and Astropy, among others).
In turn, our C++ standard follows the Python convention since our use of the two languages is often intertwined.