[Python-checkins] cpython (3.4): #20874: update tutorial wording: sophisticated line editing is now standard.

r.david.murray python-checkins at python.org
Wed Apr 16 02:30:12 CEST 2014


http://hg.python.org/cpython/rev/cbe0cf95fe37
changeset:   90343:cbe0cf95fe37
branch:      3.4
parent:      90341:eee4fd2012ae
user:        R David Murray <rdmurray at bitdance.com>
date:        Tue Apr 15 20:25:18 2014 -0400
summary:
  #20874: update tutorial wording: sophisticated line editing is now standard.

Patch by Rafael Mejia.

files:
  Doc/tutorial/interpreter.rst |  7 +++----
  1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)


diff --git a/Doc/tutorial/interpreter.rst b/Doc/tutorial/interpreter.rst
--- a/Doc/tutorial/interpreter.rst
+++ b/Doc/tutorial/interpreter.rst
@@ -35,10 +35,9 @@
 status.  If that doesn't work, you can exit the interpreter by typing the
 following command: ``quit()``.
 
-The interpreter's line-editing features usually aren't very sophisticated.  On
-Unix, whoever installed the interpreter may have enabled support for the GNU
-readline library, which adds more elaborate interactive editing and history
-features. Perhaps the quickest check to see whether command line editing is
+The interpreter's line-editing features include interactive editing, history
+substitution and code completion on systems that support readline.
+Perhaps the quickest check to see whether command line editing is
 supported is typing Control-P to the first Python prompt you get.  If it beeps,
 you have command line editing; see Appendix :ref:`tut-interacting` for an
 introduction to the keys.  If nothing appears to happen, or if ``^P`` is echoed,

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