[docs] Documentation bug on http://docs.python.org/library/atexit.html

Georg Brandl georg at python.org
Sun Jul 1 09:59:43 CEST 2012

On 18.06.2012 20:28, Daniel Moisset wrote:
> Hi. I'm looking at the documentation for the "atexit" module and it
> has an inconsistency
> The first paragraph says "The order in which the functions are called
> is not defined". However, the second pargaraph at
> http://docs.python.org/library/atexit.html#atexit.register says "At
> normal program termination (for instance, if sys.exit() is called or
> the main module’s execution completes), all functions registered are
> called in last in, first out order." which contradicts the first
> paragraph stating that order is not defined.
> I'd suggest a fix if I knew which one was right :)

Hi Daniel,

that's a good point; I've raised bugs.python.org/15233 to track it.


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