[docs] [issue27484] Some Examples in Format String Syntax are incorrect or poorly worded

Rufus V. Smith report at bugs.python.org
Sun Oct 1 20:37:19 EDT 2017


Rufus V. Smith <rufusvsmith at gmail.com> added the comment:

I happened to run across this in my old email inbox.

It's embarrassing to realize how wrong I was in submitting the report.

Reading it with fresh eyes, your original makes sense.

I don't know what I was thinking.

> On Jul 11, 2016, at 2:10 PM, Raymond Hettinger <report at bugs.python.org> wrote:
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> Raymond Hettinger added the comment:
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> I think all of these read fine as-is though I would change "argument first" to  "first argument" or just "argument".   Adding the word "positional" is a distractor from what the comments are trying to communicate.
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> The version numbering is normally done with a directive and outside of the examples.
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