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---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Guido van Rossum firstname.lastname@example.org To: Serhiy Storchaka email@example.com Cc: Python-Ideas firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Sat, 26 Dec 2015 09:33:37 -0700 Subject: Re: [Python-ideas] Unambiguous repr for recursive objects
I disagree. We should not take this guideline too literally. The dots are easily understood and nobody has been fooled by a list containing an ellipsis yet. (Also, isn't the repr of an ellipsis the string 'Ellipsis'?)