[Python-checkins] r75786 - in python/branches/release26-maint: Doc/c-api/buffer.rst Doc/c-api/import.rst Doc/c-api/unicode.rst Doc/distutils/apiref.rst Doc/extending/newtypes.rst Doc/glossary.rst Doc/howto/doanddont.rst Doc/howto/urllib2.rst Doc/includes/sqlite3/text_factory.py Doc/library/2to3.rst Doc/library/__future__.rst Doc/library/_winreg.rst Doc/library/ast.rst Doc/library/collections.rst Doc/library/compiler.rst Doc/library/configparser.rst Doc/library/curses.rst Doc/library/functions.rst Doc/library/future_builtins.rst Doc/library/gc.rst Doc/library/gettext.rst Doc/library/heapq.rst Doc/library/imputil.rst Doc/library/io.rst Doc/library/multiprocessing.rst Doc/library/numbers.rst Doc/library/pprint.rst Doc/library/sets.rst Doc/library/sqlite3.rst Doc/library/stdtypes.rst Doc/library/string.rst Doc/library/sys.rst Doc/library/undoc.rst Doc/library/weakref.rst Doc/library/xmlrpclib.rst Doc/library/zipimport.rst Doc/reference/datamodel.rst Doc/reference/executionmodel.rst Doc/reference/expressions.rst Doc/reference/simple_stmts.rst Doc/using/cmdline.rst Doc/whatsnew/2.2.rst Doc/whatsnew/2.6.rst
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Date: Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
New Revision: 75786
Merged revisions 74209 via svnmerge from
r74209 | georg.brandl | 2009-07-26 16:37:28 +0200 (So, 26 Jul 2009) | 1 line
builtin -> built-in.
python/branches/release26-maint/ (props changed)
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/c-api/buffer.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/c-api/buffer.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@
returning data from the target object.
Starting from version 1.6, Python has been providing Python-level buffer
-objects and a C-level buffer API so that any builtin or used-defined type can
+objects and a C-level buffer API so that any built-in or used-defined type can
expose its characteristics. Both, however, have been deprecated because of
various shortcomings, and have been officially removed in Python 3.0 in favour
of a new C-level buffer API and a new Python-level object named
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/c-api/import.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/c-api/import.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -167,7 +167,7 @@
*path*, possibly by fetching it from the :data:`sys.path_importer_cache`
dict. If it wasn't yet cached, traverse :data:`sys.path_hooks` until a hook
is found that can handle the path item. Return ``None`` if no hook could;
- this tells our caller it should fall back to the builtin import mechanism.
+ this tells our caller it should fall back to the built-in import mechanism.
Cache the result in :data:`sys.path_importer_cache`. Return a new reference
to the importer object.
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/c-api/unicode.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/c-api/unicode.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -292,12 +292,12 @@
-Python provides a set of builtin codecs which are written in C for speed. All of
+Python provides a set of built-in codecs which are written in C for speed. All of
these codecs are directly usable via the following functions.
Many of the following APIs take two arguments encoding and errors. These
parameters encoding and errors have the same semantics as the ones of the
-builtin unicode() Unicode object constructor.
+built-in :func:`unicode` Unicode object constructor.
Setting encoding to *NULL* causes the default encoding to be used which is
ASCII. The file system calls should use :cdata:`Py_FileSystemDefaultEncoding`
@@ -307,7 +307,7 @@
Error handling is set by errors which may also be set to *NULL* meaning to use
the default handling defined for the codec. Default error handling for all
-builtin codecs is "strict" (:exc:`ValueError` is raised).
+built-in codecs is "strict" (:exc:`ValueError` is raised).
The codecs all use a similar interface. Only deviation from the following
generic ones are documented for simplicity.
@@ -321,7 +321,7 @@
Create a Unicode object by decoding *size* bytes of the encoded string *s*.
*encoding* and *errors* have the same meaning as the parameters of the same name
- in the :func:`unicode` builtin function. The codec to be used is looked up
+ in the :func:`unicode` built-in function. The codec to be used is looked up
using the Python codec registry. Return *NULL* if an exception was raised by
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/distutils/apiref.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/distutils/apiref.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -1623,7 +1623,7 @@
Note that since *rstrip_ws* can strip the trailing newline, the semantics of
- :meth:`readline` must differ from those of the builtin file object's
+ :meth:`readline` must differ from those of the built-in file object's
:meth:`readline` method! In particular, :meth:`readline` returns ``None`` for
end-of-file: an empty string might just be a blank line (or an all-whitespace
line), if *rstrip_ws* is true but *skip_blanks* is not.
@@ -1631,8 +1631,8 @@
.. method:: TextFile.open(filename)
- Open a new file *filename*. This overrides any *file* or *filename* constructor
+ Open a new file *filename*. This overrides any *file* or *filename*
+ constructor arguments.
.. method:: TextFile.close()
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/extending/newtypes.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/extending/newtypes.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -819,7 +819,7 @@
these :class:`PyTypeObject` structures between extension modules.
In this example we will create a :class:`Shoddy` type that inherits from the
-builtin :class:`list` type. The new type will be completely compatible with
+built-in :class:`list` type. The new type will be completely compatible with
regular lists, but will have an additional :meth:`increment` method that
increases an internal counter. ::
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/glossary.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/glossary.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -28,11 +28,11 @@
abstract base class
Abstract Base Classes (abbreviated ABCs) complement :term:`duck-typing` by
- providing a way to define interfaces when other techniques like :func:`hasattr`
- would be clumsy. Python comes with many builtin ABCs for data structures
- (in the :mod:`collections` module), numbers (in the :mod:`numbers`
- module), and streams (in the :mod:`io` module). You can create your own
- ABC with the :mod:`abc` module.
+ providing a way to define interfaces when other techniques like
+ :func:`hasattr` would be clumsy. Python comes with many built-in ABCs for
+ data structures (in the :mod:`collections` module), numbers (in the
+ :mod:`numbers` module), and streams (in the :mod:`io` module). You can
+ create your own ABC with the :mod:`abc` module.
A value passed to a function or method, assigned to a named local
@@ -79,7 +79,7 @@
in ``3+4.5``, each argument is of a different type (one int, one float),
and both must be converted to the same type before they can be added or it
will raise a ``TypeError``. Coercion between two operands can be
- performed with the ``coerce`` builtin function; thus, ``3+4.5`` is
+ performed with the ``coerce`` built-in function; thus, ``3+4.5`` is
equivalent to calling ``operator.add(*coerce(3, 4.5))`` and results in
``operator.add(3.0, 4.5)``. Without coercion, all arguments of even
compatible types would have to be normalized to the same value by the
@@ -90,7 +90,7 @@
expressed as a sum of a real part and an imaginary part. Imaginary
numbers are real multiples of the imaginary unit (the square root of
``-1``), often written ``i`` in mathematics or ``j`` in
- engineering. Python has builtin support for complex numbers, which are
+ engineering. Python has built-in support for complex numbers, which are
written with this latter notation; the imaginary part is written with a
``j`` suffix, e.g., ``3+1j``. To get access to complex equivalents of the
:mod:`math` module, use :mod:`cmath`. Use of complex numbers is a fairly
@@ -322,7 +322,7 @@
define with an :meth:`__iter__` or :meth:`__getitem__` method. Iterables
can be used in a :keyword:`for` loop and in many other places where a
sequence is needed (:func:`zip`, :func:`map`, ...). When an iterable
- object is passed as an argument to the builtin function :func:`iter`, it
+ object is passed as an argument to the built-in function :func:`iter`, it
returns an iterator for the object. This iterator is good for one pass
over the set of values. When using iterables, it is usually not necessary
to call :func:`iter` or deal with iterator objects yourself. The ``for``
@@ -424,7 +424,7 @@
The place where a variable is stored. Namespaces are implemented as
- dictionaries. There are the local, global and builtin namespaces as well
+ dictionaries. There are the local, global and built-in namespaces as well
as nested namespaces in objects (in methods). Namespaces support
modularity by preventing naming conflicts. For instance, the functions
:func:`__builtin__.open` and :func:`os.open` are distinguished by their
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/howto/doanddont.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/howto/doanddont.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -261,7 +261,7 @@
More useful functions in :mod:`os.path`: :func:`basename`, :func:`dirname` and
-There are also many useful builtin functions people seem not to be aware of for
+There are also many useful built-in functions people seem not to be aware of for
some reason: :func:`min` and :func:`max` can find the minimum/maximum of any
sequence with comparable semantics, for example, yet many people write their own
:func:`max`/:func:`min`. Another highly useful function is :func:`reduce`. A
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/howto/urllib2.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/howto/urllib2.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -182,10 +182,9 @@
-*urlopen* raises :exc:`URLError` when it cannot handle a response (though as usual
-with Python APIs, builtin exceptions such as
-:exc:`ValueError`, :exc:`TypeError` etc. may also
+*urlopen* raises :exc:`URLError` when it cannot handle a response (though as
+usual with Python APIs, built-in exceptions such as :exc:`ValueError`,
+:exc:`TypeError` etc. may also be raised).
:exc:`HTTPError` is the subclass of :exc:`URLError` raised in the specific case of
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/includes/sqlite3/text_factory.py (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/includes/sqlite3/text_factory.py Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -31,7 +31,7 @@
row = cur.fetchone()
assert type(row) == unicode
-# sqlite3 offers a builtin optimized text_factory that will return bytestring
+# sqlite3 offers a built-in optimized text_factory that will return bytestring
# objects, if the data is in ASCII only, and otherwise return unicode objects
con.text_factory = sqlite3.OptimizedUnicode
cur.execute("select ?", (AUSTRIA,))
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/2to3.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/2to3.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -209,7 +209,7 @@
.. 2to3fixer:: itertools
Changes usage of :func:`itertools.ifilter`, :func:`itertools.izip`, and
- :func:`itertools.imap` to their builtin equivalents.
+ :func:`itertools.imap` to their built-in equivalents.
:func:`itertools.ifilterfalse` is changed to :func:`itertools.filterfalse`.
.. 2to3fixer:: long
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/__future__.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/__future__.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -52,7 +52,7 @@
:meth:`getOptionalRelease` and :meth:`getMandatoryRelease`.
*CompilerFlag* is the (bitfield) flag that should be passed in the fourth
-argument to the builtin function :func:`compile` to enable the feature in
+argument to the built-in function :func:`compile` to enable the feature in
dynamically compiled code. This flag is stored in the :attr:`compiler_flag`
attribute on :class:`_Feature` instances.
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/_winreg.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/_winreg.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -408,7 +408,7 @@
The object also support comparison semantics, so handle objects will compare
true if they both reference the same underlying Windows handle value.
-Handle objects can be converted to an integer (e.g., using the builtin
+Handle objects can be converted to an integer (e.g., using the built-in
:func:`int` function), in which case the underlying Windows handle value is
returned. You can also use the :meth:`Detach` method to return the integer
handle, and also disconnect the Windows handle from the handle object.
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/ast.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/ast.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -22,7 +22,7 @@
grammar looks like.
An abstract syntax tree can be generated by passing :data:`ast.PyCF_ONLY_AST` as
-a flag to the :func:`compile` builtin function, or using the :func:`parse`
+a flag to the :func:`compile` built-in function, or using the :func:`parse`
helper provided in this module. The result will be a tree of objects whose
classes all inherit from :class:`ast.AST`. An abstract syntax tree can be
compiled into a Python code object using the built-in :func:`compile` function.
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/collections.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/collections.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -357,7 +357,7 @@
.. class:: defaultdict([default_factory[, ...]])
Returns a new dictionary-like object. :class:`defaultdict` is a subclass of the
- builtin :class:`dict` class. It overrides one method and adds one writable
+ built-in :class:`dict` class. It overrides one method and adds one writable
instance variable. The remaining functionality is the same as for the
:class:`dict` class and is not documented here.
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/compiler.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/compiler.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -21,11 +21,11 @@
generated a concrete syntax tree. This tree is used to generate an abstract
syntax tree (AST) and then Python bytecode.
-The full functionality of the package duplicates the builtin compiler provided
+The full functionality of the package duplicates the built-in compiler provided
with the Python interpreter. It is intended to match its behavior almost
exactly. Why implement another compiler that does the same thing? The package
is useful for a variety of purposes. It can be modified more easily than the
-builtin compiler. The AST it generates is useful for analyzing Python source
+built-in compiler. The AST it generates is useful for analyzing Python source
This chapter explains how the various components of the :mod:`compiler` package
@@ -118,7 +118,7 @@
introduced by Python's precedence rules.
The abstract syntax tree is created by the :mod:`compiler.transformer` module.
-The transformer relies on the builtin Python parser to generate a concrete
+The transformer relies on the built-in Python parser to generate a concrete
syntax tree. It generates an abstract syntax tree from the concrete tree.
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/configparser.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/configparser.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -56,7 +56,7 @@
constructor as a dictionary. Additional defaults may be passed into the
:meth:`get` method which will override all others.
-Sections are normally stored in a builtin dictionary. An alternative dictionary
+Sections are normally stored in a built-in dictionary. An alternative dictionary
type can be passed to the :class:`ConfigParser` constructor. For example, if a
dictionary type is passed that sorts its keys, the sections will be sorted on
write-back, as will be the keys within each section.
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/curses.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/curses.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -609,9 +609,9 @@
A *character* means a C character (an ASCII code), rather then a Python
- character (a string of length 1). (This note is true whenever the documentation
- mentions a character.) The builtin :func:`ord` is handy for conveying strings to
+ character (a string of length 1). (This note is true whenever the
+ documentation mentions a character.) The built-in :func:`ord` is handy for
+ conveying strings to codes.
Paint character *ch* at ``(y, x)`` with attributes *attr*, overwriting any
character previously painter at that location. By default, the character
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/functions.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/functions.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -846,7 +846,7 @@
- This function is not normally available as a builtin since the name
+ This function is not normally available as a built-in since the name
``print`` is recognized as the :keyword:`print` statement. To disable the
statement and use the :func:`print` function, use this future statement at
the top of your module::
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/future_builtins.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/future_builtins.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -1,14 +1,14 @@
-:mod:`future_builtins` --- Python 3 builtins
+:mod:`future_builtins` --- Python 3 built-ins
.. module:: future_builtins
.. sectionauthor:: Georg Brandl
.. versionadded:: 2.6
This module provides functions that exist in 2.x, but have different behavior in
-Python 3, so they cannot be put into the 2.x builtin namespace.
+Python 3, so they cannot be put into the 2.x builtins namespace.
-Instead, if you want to write code compatible with Python 3 builtins, import
+Instead, if you want to write code compatible with Python 3 built-ins, import
them from this module, like this::
from future_builtins import map, filter
@@ -16,17 +16,17 @@
... code using Python 3-style map and filter ...
The :term:`2to3` tool that ports Python 2 code to Python 3 will recognize
-this usage and leave the new builtins alone.
+this usage and leave the new built-ins alone.
- The Python 3 :func:`print` function is already in the builtins, but cannot be
+ The Python 3 :func:`print` function is already in the built-ins, but cannot be
accessed from Python 2 code unless you use the appropriate future statement::
from __future__ import print_function
-Available builtins are:
+Available built-ins are:
.. function:: ascii(object)
@@ -42,7 +42,7 @@
.. function:: hex(object)
- Works like the builtin :func:`hex`, but instead of :meth:`__hex__` it will
+ Works like the built-in :func:`hex`, but instead of :meth:`__hex__` it will
use the :meth:`__index__` method on its argument to get an integer that is
then converted to hexadecimal.
@@ -52,7 +52,7 @@
.. function:: oct(object)
- Works like the builtin :func:`oct`, but instead of :meth:`__oct__` it will
+ Works like the built-in :func:`oct`, but instead of :meth:`__oct__` it will
use the :meth:`__index__` method on its argument to get an integer that is
then converted to octal.
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/gc.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/gc.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -48,7 +48,7 @@
The optional *generation* argument was added.
.. versionchanged:: 2.6
- The free lists maintained for a number of builtin types are cleared
+ The free lists maintained for a number of built-in types are cleared
whenever a full collection or collection of the highest generation (2)
is run. Not all items in some free lists may be freed due to the
particular implementation, in particular :class:`int` and :class:`float`.
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/gettext.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/gettext.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -205,7 +205,7 @@
.. function:: install(domain[, localedir[, unicode [, codeset[, names]]]])
- This installs the function :func:`_` in Python's builtin namespace, based on
+ This installs the function :func:`_` in Python's builtins namespace, based on
*domain*, *localedir*, and *codeset* which are passed to the function
:func:`translation`. The *unicode* flag is passed to the resulting translation
object's :meth:`install` method.
@@ -220,7 +220,7 @@
print _('This string will be translated.')
For convenience, you want the :func:`_` function to be installed in Python's
- builtin namespace, so it is easily accessible in all modules of your
+ builtins namespace, so it is easily accessible in all modules of your
.. versionchanged:: 2.4
@@ -347,7 +347,7 @@
it binds :meth:`self.ugettext` instead. By default, *unicode* is false.
If the *names* parameter is given, it must be a sequence containing the
- names of functions you want to install in the builtin namespace in
+ names of functions you want to install in the builtins namespace in
addition to :func:`_`. Supported names are ``'gettext'`` (bound to
:meth:`self.gettext` or :meth:`self.ugettext` according to the *unicode*
flag), ``'ngettext'`` (bound to :meth:`self.ngettext` or
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/heapq.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/heapq.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -147,7 +147,7 @@
The latter two functions perform best for smaller values of *n*. For larger
values, it is more efficient to use the :func:`sorted` function. Also, when
-``n==1``, it is more efficient to use the builtin :func:`min` and :func:`max`
+``n==1``, it is more efficient to use the built-in :func:`min` and :func:`max`
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/imputil.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/imputil.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -79,7 +79,7 @@
.. class:: BuiltinImporter()
- Emulate the import mechanism for builtin and frozen modules. This is a
+ Emulate the import mechanism for built-in and frozen modules. This is a
sub-class of the :class:`Importer` class.
.. method:: BuiltinImporter.get_code(parent, modname, fqname)
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/io.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/io.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -10,7 +10,7 @@
.. versionadded:: 2.6
The :mod:`io` module provides the Python interfaces to stream handling. The
-builtin :func:`open` function is defined in this module.
+built-in :func:`open` function is defined in this module.
At the top of the I/O hierarchy is the abstract base class :class:`IOBase`. It
defines the basic interface to a stream. Note, however, that there is no
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/multiprocessing.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/multiprocessing.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -1540,8 +1540,8 @@
.. method:: apply(func[, args[, kwds]])
- Equivalent of the :func:`apply` builtin function. It blocks till the
- result is ready. Given this blocks - :meth:`apply_async` is better suited
+ Equivalent of the :func:`apply` built-in function. It blocks till the
+ result is ready. Given this blocks, :meth:`apply_async` is better suited
for performing work in parallel. Additionally, the passed
in function is only executed in one of the workers of the pool.
@@ -1556,7 +1556,7 @@
.. method:: map(func, iterable[, chunksize])
- A parallel equivalent of the :func:`map` builtin function (it supports only
+ A parallel equivalent of the :func:`map` built-in function (it supports only
one *iterable* argument though). It blocks till the result is ready.
This method chops the iterable into a number of chunks which it submits to
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/numbers.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/numbers.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@
.. class:: Complex
Subclasses of this type describe complex numbers and include the operations
- that work on the builtin :class:`complex` type. These are: conversions to
+ that work on the built-in :class:`complex` type. These are: conversions to
:class:`complex` and :class:`bool`, :attr:`.real`, :attr:`.imag`, ``+``,
``-``, ``*``, ``/``, :func:`abs`, :meth:`conjugate`, ``==``, and ``!=``. All
except ``-`` and ``!=`` are abstract.
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/pprint.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/pprint.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -13,7 +13,7 @@
If the formatted structures include objects which are not fundamental Python
types, the representation may not be loadable. This may be the case if objects
such as files, sockets, classes, or instances are included, as well as many
-other builtin objects which are not representable as Python constants.
+other built-in objects which are not representable as Python constants.
The formatted representation keeps objects on a single line if it can, and
breaks them onto multiple lines if they don't fit within the allowed width.
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/sets.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/sets.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -184,7 +184,7 @@
Also note, the module also includes a :meth:`union_update` method which is an
alias for :meth:`update`. The method is included for backwards compatibility.
Programmers should prefer the :meth:`update` method because it is supported by
-the builtin :class:`set()` and :class:`frozenset()` types.
+the built-in :class:`set()` and :class:`frozenset()` types.
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/sqlite3.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/sqlite3.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -840,7 +840,7 @@
Accessing columns by name instead of by index
-One useful feature of the :mod:`sqlite3` module is the builtin
+One useful feature of the :mod:`sqlite3` module is the built-in
:class:`sqlite3.Row` class designed to be used as a row factory.
Rows wrapped with this class can be accessed both by index (like tuples) and
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/stdtypes.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/stdtypes.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -277,7 +277,7 @@
:func:`long`, :func:`float`, and :func:`complex` can be used to produce numbers
of a specific type.
-All builtin numeric types support the following operations. See
+All built-in numeric types support the following operations. See
:ref:`power` and later sections for the operators' priorities.
@@ -644,7 +644,7 @@
single item tuple must have a trailing comma, such as ``(d,)``.
Buffer objects are not directly supported by Python syntax, but can be created
-by calling the builtin function :func:`buffer`. They don't support
+by calling the built-in function :func:`buffer`. They don't support
concatenation or repetition.
Objects of type xrange are similar to buffers in that there is no specific syntax to
@@ -1621,7 +1621,7 @@
order of insertion. Accordingly, sets do not support indexing, slicing, or
other sequence-like behavior.
-There are currently two builtin set types, :class:`set` and :class:`frozenset`.
+There are currently two built-in set types, :class:`set` and :class:`frozenset`.
The :class:`set` type is mutable --- the contents can be changed using methods
like :meth:`add` and :meth:`remove`. Since it is mutable, it has no hash value
and cannot be used as either a dictionary key or as an element of another set.
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/string.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/string.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -306,7 +306,7 @@
"Format specifications" are used within replacement fields contained within a
format string to define how individual values are presented (see
-:ref:`formatstrings`.) They can also be passed directly to the builtin
+:ref:`formatstrings`.) They can also be passed directly to the built-in
:func:`format` function. Each formattable type may define how the format
specification is to be interpreted.
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/sys.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/sys.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -795,7 +795,7 @@
A C function is about to be called. This may be an extension function or
- a builtin. *arg* is the C function object.
+ a built-in. *arg* is the C function object.
A C function has returned. *arg* is ``None``.
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/undoc.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/undoc.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -113,7 +113,7 @@
-Importing :mod:`icopen` will replace the builtin :meth:`open` with a version
+Importing :mod:`icopen` will replace the built-in :meth:`open` with a version
that uses Internet Config to set file type and creator for new files.
.. deprecated:: 2.6
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/weakref.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/weakref.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -65,7 +65,7 @@
.. versionchanged:: 2.4
Added support for files, sockets, arrays, and patterns.
-Several builtin types such as :class:`list` and :class:`dict` do not directly
+Several built-in types such as :class:`list` and :class:`dict` do not directly
support weak references but can add support through subclassing::
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/xmlrpclib.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/xmlrpclib.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -94,7 +94,7 @@
:exc:`ProtocolError` used to signal an error in the HTTP/HTTPS transport layer.
Both :exc:`Fault` and :exc:`ProtocolError` derive from a base class called
:exc:`Error`. Note that even though starting with Python 2.2 you can subclass
- builtin types, the xmlrpclib module currently does not marshal instances of such
+ built-in types, the xmlrpclib module currently does not marshal instances of such
When passing strings, characters special to XML such as ``<``, ``>``, and ``&``
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/zipimport.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/library/zipimport.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -12,7 +12,7 @@
This module adds the ability to import Python modules (:file:`\*.py`,
:file:`\*.py[co]`) and packages from ZIP-format archives. It is usually not
needed to use the :mod:`zipimport` module explicitly; it is automatically used
-by the builtin :keyword:`import` mechanism for ``sys.path`` items that are paths
+by the built-in :keyword:`import` mechanism for ``sys.path`` items that are paths
to ZIP archives.
Typically, ``sys.path`` is a list of directory names as strings. This module
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/reference/datamodel.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/reference/datamodel.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -1437,7 +1437,7 @@
.. index:: builtin: unicode
- Called to implement :func:`unicode` builtin; should return a Unicode object.
+ Called to implement :func:`unicode` built-in; should return a Unicode object.
When this method is not defined, string conversion is attempted, and the result
of string conversion is converted to Unicode using the system default encoding.
@@ -1516,7 +1516,7 @@
This method may still be bypassed when looking up special methods as the
- result of implicit invocation via language syntax or builtin functions.
+ result of implicit invocation via language syntax or built-in functions.
@@ -1865,12 +1865,12 @@
.. method:: object.__reversed__(self)
- Called (if present) by the :func:`reversed` builtin to implement
+ Called (if present) by the :func:`reversed` built-in to implement
reverse iteration. It should return a new iterator object that iterates
over all the objects in the container in reverse order.
If the :meth:`__reversed__` method is not provided, the :func:`reversed`
- builtin will fall back to using the sequence protocol (:meth:`__len__` and
+ built-in will fall back to using the sequence protocol (:meth:`__len__` and
:meth:`__getitem__`). Objects that support the sequence protocol should
only provide :meth:`__reversed__` if they can provide an implementation
that is more efficient than the one provided by :func:`reversed`.
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/reference/executionmodel.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/reference/executionmodel.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -112,9 +112,9 @@
If the global statement occurs within a block, all uses of the name specified in
the statement refer to the binding of that name in the top-level namespace.
Names are resolved in the top-level namespace by searching the global namespace,
-i.e. the namespace of the module containing the code block, and the builtin
+i.e. the namespace of the module containing the code block, and the builtins
namespace, the namespace of the module :mod:`__builtin__`. The global namespace
-is searched first. If the name is not found there, the builtin namespace is
+is searched first. If the name is not found there, the builtins namespace is
searched. The global statement must precede all uses of the name.
.. index:: pair: restricted; execution
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/reference/expressions.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/reference/expressions.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -665,7 +665,7 @@
- An implementation may provide builtin functions whose positional parameters do
+ An implementation may provide built-in functions whose positional parameters do
not have names, even if they are 'named' for the purpose of documentation, and
which therefore cannot be supplied by keyword. In CPython, this is the case for
functions implemented in C that use :cfunc:`PyArg_ParseTuple` to parse their
@@ -1032,7 +1032,7 @@
values of two objects. The objects need not have the same type. If both are
numbers, they are converted to a common type. Otherwise, objects of different
types *always* compare unequal, and are ordered consistently but arbitrarily.
-You can control comparison behavior of objects of non-builtin types by defining
+You can control comparison behavior of objects of non-built-in types by defining
a ``__cmp__`` method or rich comparison methods like ``__gt__``, described in
@@ -1063,7 +1063,7 @@
lists compare equal. [#]_ Outcomes other than equality are resolved
consistently, but are not otherwise defined. [#]_
-* Most other objects of builtin types compare unequal unless they are the same
+* Most other objects of built-in types compare unequal unless they are the same
object; the choice whether one object is considered smaller or larger than
another one is made arbitrarily but consistently within one execution of a
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/reference/simple_stmts.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/reference/simple_stmts.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -895,7 +895,7 @@
That is not a future statement; it's an ordinary import statement with no
special semantics or syntax restrictions.
-Code compiled by an :keyword:`exec` statement or calls to the builtin functions
+Code compiled by an :keyword:`exec` statement or calls to the built-in functions
:func:`compile` and :func:`execfile` that occur in a module :mod:`M` containing
a future statement will, by default, use the new syntax or semantics associated
with the future statement. This can, starting with Python 2.2 be controlled by
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/using/cmdline.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/using/cmdline.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -80,7 +80,7 @@
- This option cannot be used with builtin modules and extension modules
+ This option cannot be used with built-in modules and extension modules
written in C, since they do not have Python module files. However, it
can still be used for precompiled modules, even if the original source
file is not available.
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/whatsnew/2.2.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/whatsnew/2.2.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -1173,7 +1173,7 @@
can uncomment them. Gestalt and Internet Config modules are enabled by
-* Keyword arguments passed to builtin functions that don't take them now cause a
+* Keyword arguments passed to built-in functions that don't take them now cause a
:exc:`TypeError` exception to be raised, with the message "*function* takes no
--- python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/whatsnew/2.6.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release26-maint/Doc/whatsnew/2.6.rst Tue Oct 27 15:37:48 2009
@@ -2819,7 +2819,7 @@
often used in web applications. For more information about JSON, see
-:mod:`json` comes with support for decoding and encoding most builtin Python
+:mod:`json` comes with support for decoding and encoding most built-in Python
types. The following example encodes and decodes a dictionary::
>>> import json
More information about the Python-checkins