[Python-3000-checkins] r59280 - in python/branches/py3k/Doc: glossary.rst library/mmap.rst

georg.brandl python-3000-checkins at python.org
Sun Dec 2 19:20:13 CET 2007

Author: georg.brandl
Date: Sun Dec  2 19:20:12 2007
New Revision: 59280

Fix some 2.xisms in merged docs.

Modified: python/branches/py3k/Doc/glossary.rst
--- python/branches/py3k/Doc/glossary.rst	(original)
+++ python/branches/py3k/Doc/glossary.rst	Sun Dec  2 19:20:12 2007
@@ -71,6 +71,8 @@
          def f(...):
+      The same concept exists for classes, but is less commonly used there.
       An object that defines the methods :meth:`__get__`, :meth:`__set__`, or
       :meth:`__delete__`.  When a class attribute is a descriptor, its special
@@ -114,7 +116,7 @@
       attribute access, operators or function calls that all return a value.
       In contrast to other languages, not all language constructs are expressions,
       but there are also :term:`statement`\s that cannot be used as expressions,
-      such as :keyword:`print` or :keyword:`if`.  Assignments are also not
+      such as :keyword:`while` or :keyword:`if`.  Assignments are also not
    extension module
@@ -357,7 +359,7 @@
    Python 3000
-      Nickname for the next major Python version, 3.0 (coined long ago when the
+      Nickname for the Python 3.x release line (coined long ago when the
       release of version 3 was something in the distant future.)
@@ -368,12 +370,12 @@
       use a numerical counter instead::
           for i in range(len(food)):
-              print food[i]
+              print(food[i])
       As opposed to the cleaner, Pythonic method::
          for piece in food:
-             print piece
+             print(piece)
    reference count
       The number of places where a certain object is referenced to.  When the
@@ -398,16 +400,15 @@
       :term:`immutable` keys rather than integers.
-      A list containing a portion of an indexed list-like object.  A slice is
+      An object usually containing a portion of a :term:`sequence`.  A slice is
       created using the subscript notation, ``[]`` with colons between numbers
       when several are given, such as in ``variable_name[1:3:5]``.  The bracket
-      (subscript) notation uses :class:`slice` objects internally (or in older
-      versions, :meth:`__getslice__` and :meth:`__setslice__`).
+      (subscript) notation uses :class:`slice` objects internally.
       A statement is part of a suite (a "block" of code).  A statement is either
       an :term:`expression` or a one of several constructs with a keyword, such
-      as :keyword:`if`, :keyword:`while` or :keyword:`print`.
+      as :keyword:`if`, :keyword:`while` or :keyword:`for`.
       The type of a Python object determines what kind of object it is; every

Modified: python/branches/py3k/Doc/library/mmap.rst
--- python/branches/py3k/Doc/library/mmap.rst	(original)
+++ python/branches/py3k/Doc/library/mmap.rst	Sun Dec  2 19:20:12 2007
@@ -97,15 +97,15 @@
           # memory-map the file, size 0 means whole file
           map = mmap.mmap(f.fileno(), 0)
           # read content via standard file methods
-          print map.readline()  # prints "Hello Python!"
+          print(map.readline())  # prints "Hello Python!"
           # read content via slice notation
-          print map[:5]  # prints "Hello"
+          print(map[:5])  # prints "Hello"
           # update content using slice notation;
           # note that new content must have same size
           map[6:] = " world!\n"
           # ... and read again using standard file methods
-          print map.readline()  # prints "Hello  world!"
+          print(map.readline())  # prints "Hello  world!"
           # close the map
@@ -123,7 +123,7 @@
       if pid == 0: # In a child process
-          print map.readline()
+          print(map.readline())

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