[docs] Prime numbers
Daniel Smith
dfsmith at dfsmith.net
Fri Sep 23 09:03:31 CEST 2011
In section 5.1.3 for filter() at
http://docs.python.org/tutorial/datastructures.html;
the description says "For example, to compute primes up to 25:"
However, the output "[5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23]" omits both the prime 2
and the prime 3. (And would list many non-primes >24 if the range were
increased.)
The example is still useful and relevant, but the description is very
misleading.
(In fact, I might cite the page on Wikipedia as a sieve algorithm, and
see how many times 25 is listed as prime... B-)
Daniel Smith, nitpicker.
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