[New-bugs-announce] [issue44261] SocketType documentation misleading
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Fri May 28 11:21:42 EDT 2021
New submission from Sebastian Rittau <srittau at rittau.biz>:
The documentation of socket.SocketType (https://docs.python.org/3/library/socket.html?highlight=sockettype#socket.SocketType) is misleading. It states:
This is a Python type object that represents the socket object type. It is the same as type(socket(...)).
This is untrue. socket.SocketType is in reality re-exported from _socket, where it is an alias for class _socket.socket, a super type of class socket.socket. I think that either the documentation should be fixed, or SocketType should be moved to socket and made an alias of socket.socket.
assignee: docs at python
nosy: docs at python, srittau
title: SocketType documentation misleading
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