[docs] [issue9328] str.__format__.__doc__ backport glitch

Fred Drake fdrake at acm.org
Thu Jul 22 02:45:45 CEST 2010


On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 8:34 PM, Eric Smith <report at bugs.python.org> wrote:
> Although why all of the methods say "string" and not "str" isn't clear to me. Probably historical.

Indeed; we used "string" in the docs as an informal way to say what
eventually became known as basestring.


  -Fred

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