[New-bugs-announce] [issue10240] dict.update.__doc__ is misleading

ivank report at bugs.python.org
Sat Oct 30 04:34:08 CEST 2010

New submission from ivank <bugs at ludios.org>:

It would be nice if dict.update.__doc__ conveyed some of the subtleties of the update algorithm.  See the patch.  I changed __doc__ to mention the fast path for dicts, and changed one instance of E: -> E.keys():

components: Interpreter Core
files: dict.update.__doc__.patch
keywords: patch
messages: 119954
nosy: ivank
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: dict.update.__doc__ is misleading
versions: Python 2.5, Python 2.6, Python 2.7, Python 3.1, Python 3.2, Python 3.3
Added file: http://bugs.python.org/file19420/dict.update.__doc__.patch

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