[docs] Documentation bug in 7.1.3.1. Format Specification Mini-Language

Leland Hulbert leland.hulbert at solutionset.com
Tue May 8 16:53:12 CEST 2012


On this page: http://docs.python.org/library/string.html#formatspec

There are two conflicting definitions for "fill"  the block of definitions lists this:

fill        ::=  <a character other than '}'>

while the text says this:

The fill character can be any character other than '{' or '}'.

The question is then, is a fill character of '{' allowed?  If so, the text needs to change.  If not, the definition block needs to change.

Thanks,

Lee Hulbert

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://mail.python.org/pipermail/docs/attachments/20120508/3753d72c/attachment.html>


More information about the docs mailing list