[docs] Bug in __doc__ of collections.deque
andrew.svetlov at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 10:52:19 CET 2012
On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 1:06 PM, Sam Ghods <sam at box.com> wrote:
> Hi there,
> In the official documentation of collections.deque (
> http://docs.python.org/library/collections.html#collections.deque ),
> iterable is an optional first argument. In collections.deque.__doc__, it is
> not marked as optional:
> Python 2.7.3 (v2.7.3:70274d53c1dd, Apr 9 2012, 20:52:43)
> [GCC 4.2.1 (Apple Inc. build 5666) (dot 3)] on darwin
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>>> from collections import deque
>>>> print deque.__doc__
> deque(iterable[, maxlen]) --> deque object
> Build an ordered collection with optimized access from its endpoints.
> I believe iterable actually is optional, and the __doc__ should be fixed. Is
> this the right list for that?
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