[docs] [issue16518] add "buffer protocol" to glossary

Ezio Melotti report at bugs.python.org
Wed May 1 13:40:59 CEST 2013


Ezio Melotti added the comment:

The attached patch replaces things like "object that support the buffer protocol/interface/API" with "bytes-like objects" throughout the docs.
The patch doesn't change error messages/docstrings.

I also noticed that on 2.7[0], the section about the buffer protocol in Doc/c-api/buffer.rst is called "Buffers and Memoryview Objects" and it's not as clear as the one on 3.x[1].  Should this section be backported?

[0]: http://docs.python.org/2.7/c-api/buffer.html#bufferobjects
[1]: http://docs.python.org/dev/c-api/buffer.html#bufferobjects

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Added file: http://bugs.python.org/file30089/issue16518-2.diff

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