[docs] [issue14391] misc TYPO in argparse.Action docstring

Steven Bethard report at bugs.python.org
Sat Jul 21 22:13:23 CEST 2012


Steven Bethard <steven.bethard at gmail.com> added the comment:

The patch supplied was in reverse, but the bug report was correct. You can't pass "type=string" since there's no string callable, only a str callable.

The docstring is confusing because the quotes make it looks like we mean the string 'str', when we actually mean the callable 'str'. Maybe they should be `str` or ``str``? Not sure what the syntax for code, not string literals, is for docstrings.

Anyway, this should be an easy fix for a doc person.

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keywords: +easy
resolution: out of date -> 
status: closed -> open

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