On Sat, 10 Dec 2011 14:16:21 +0000 Richard Prosser email@example.com wrote:
This is an important issue, so I propose that the Python tutorial be updated to highlight such problems. I would be willing to write a draft section myself but obviously it would need to be reviewed.
I think documenting "gotchas" can be useful indeed. However, I'm not sure the tutorial is the right place: it should present an easy to grasp view of the language, not digress about edge cases.
So perhaps a FAQ, for example, would be more appropriate.