[docs] [issue15270] "Economy of Expression" section outdated

Raymond Hettinger report at bugs.python.org
Sun Jul 8 06:05:23 CEST 2012


Raymond Hettinger <raymond.hettinger at gmail.com> added the comment:

The point was that the docs shouldn't "write a book" where briefer explanations suffice.  The mention of super() may not be the best example because many "experts" still don't get what it is all about regardless of how much or how little much is written.

FWIW, the original two short paragraphs led to a good deal of confusion resulting in people declaring super() to be either inscrutable, unusable, or both.

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assignee: docs at python -> rhettinger
priority: normal -> low

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