[Python-checkins] bpo-33878: Doc: Fix missing case by simplifying. (GH-7762)

Julien Palard webhook-mailer at python.org
Sun Nov 11 19:24:34 EST 2018


https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/aa493b5c18463ab45c087564e287643606f004ca
commit: aa493b5c18463ab45c087564e287643606f004ca
branch: 3.7
author: Miss Islington (bot) <31488909+miss-islington at users.noreply.github.com>
committer: Julien Palard <julien at palard.fr>
date: 2018-11-12T01:24:31+01:00
summary:

bpo-33878: Doc: Fix missing case by simplifying. (GH-7762)

The documentation was not covering multiple targets enclosed by
parenthesis nor multiple targets enclosed by brackets, adding them all
would be heavy, an else cover them all and is lighter to read.
(cherry picked from commit 082875dcd6d482558e5f1da97a1c801d60b3ed5b)

Co-authored-by: Julien Palard <julien at palard.fr>

files:
M Doc/reference/simple_stmts.rst

diff --git a/Doc/reference/simple_stmts.rst b/Doc/reference/simple_stmts.rst
index be2673b5bad1..33ae0512830d 100644
--- a/Doc/reference/simple_stmts.rst
+++ b/Doc/reference/simple_stmts.rst
@@ -121,13 +121,10 @@ given with the definition of the object types (see section :ref:`types`).
 Assignment of an object to a target list, optionally enclosed in parentheses or
 square brackets, is recursively defined as follows.
 
-* If the target list is empty: The object must also be an empty iterable.
+* If the target list is a single target with no trailing comma,
+  optionally in parentheses, the object is assigned to that target.
 
-* If the target list is a single target in parentheses: The object is assigned
-  to that target.
-
-* If the target list is a comma-separated list of targets, or a single target
-  in square brackets: The object must be an iterable with the same number of
+* Else: The object must be an iterable with the same number of
   items as there are targets in the target list, and the items are assigned,
   from left to right, to the corresponding targets.
 



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