[issue9842] Document ... used in recursive repr of containers

Éric Araujo report at bugs.python.org
Mon Sep 13 02:05:24 CEST 2010

New submission from Éric Araujo <merwok at netwok.org>:

Built-in containers like dict use an ellipsis to represent a recursive item.  In the symbols index, “...” only links to the secondary prompt; I think it should also link to a paragraph explaining the display of recursive containers.

assignee: docs at python
components: Documentation
keywords: easy
messages: 116256
nosy: docs at python, eric.araujo
priority: normal
severity: normal
stage: needs patch
status: open
title: Document ... used in recursive repr of containers
versions: Python 2.7, Python 3.1, Python 3.2

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