[New-bugs-announce] [issue27385] itertools.groupby has misleading doc string

Grant Mathews report at bugs.python.org
Fri Jun 24 16:58:00 EDT 2016

New submission from Grant Mathews:

The itertools.groupby function is generally well-documented, but the fact that it only groups consecutive occurrences of keys is not mentioned in the doc string, which is where that information is most needed.

assignee: docs at python
components: Documentation
files: groupby_doc.patch
keywords: patch
messages: 269211
nosy: docs at python, gmathews
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: itertools.groupby has misleading doc string
versions: Python 2.7, Python 3.2, Python 3.3, Python 3.4, Python 3.5, Python 3.6
Added file: http://bugs.python.org/file43531/groupby_doc.patch

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