[docs] [issue33130] functools.reduce signature/docstring discordance

Vince Reuter report at bugs.python.org
Fri Mar 23 20:05:44 EDT 2018

New submission from Vince Reuter <vince.reuter at gmail.com>:

The signature for functools.reduce correctly refers to the collection parameter as an iterable, but the docstring refers to it as "sequence," which the input need not be and does not match the parameter name despite being italicized.

assignee: docs at python
components: Documentation
messages: 314344
nosy: docs at python, vreuter
priority: normal
pull_requests: 5951
severity: normal
status: open
title: functools.reduce signature/docstring discordance
type: enhancement
versions: Python 3.5, Python 3.6, Python 3.7, Python 3.8

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