[New-bugs-announce] [issue11713] collections.deque docstring wrong/misleading
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Tue Mar 29 21:56:50 CEST 2011
New submission from Davide Rizzo <sorcio at gmail.com>:
collections.deque docstring is:
'deque(iterable[, maxlen]) --> deque object\n\nBuild an ordered collection accessible from endpoints only.'
As it reads now, it seems to imply that only endpoints can be read/modified. The rst correctly states that random access is possible (though slow).
__ap__ suggestion is "Build an ordered collection with optimized access from its endpoints".
components: Library (Lib)
nosy: davide.rizzo, rhettinger
title: collections.deque docstring wrong/misleading
versions: Python 2.7, Python 3.1, Python 3.2, Python 3.3
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