[Python-checkins] bpo-45799: [Doc] improve confusing sentence in __main__.rst (GH-29546)

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https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/f8da00ef04fdadf7cd9821e8ec4b317ecf3ed663
commit: f8da00ef04fdadf7cd9821e8ec4b317ecf3ed663
branch: main
author: Jack DeVries <jdevries3133 at gmail.com>
committer: miss-islington <31488909+miss-islington at users.noreply.github.com>
date: 2021-11-13T12:16:05-08:00
summary:

bpo-45799: [Doc] improve confusing sentence in __main__.rst (GH-29546)



I was reading this bit last night and thought it was a typo. In the light of day, I realized it wasn't *technically* a typo, but definitely confusing wording. This PR fixes the confusing sentence.

Automerge-Triggered-By: GH:ericvsmith

files:
M Doc/library/__main__.rst

diff --git a/Doc/library/__main__.rst b/Doc/library/__main__.rst
index d92266e43b961..c5f36a7fcf077 100644
--- a/Doc/library/__main__.rst
+++ b/Doc/library/__main__.rst
@@ -116,8 +116,8 @@ Idiomatic Usage
 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 
 Some modules contain code that is intended for script use only, like parsing
-command-line arguments or fetching data from standard input.  When a module
-like this were to be imported from a different module, for example to unit test
+command-line arguments or fetching data from standard input.  If a module
+like this was imported from a different module, for example to unit test
 it, the script code would unintentionally execute as well.
 
 This is where using the ``if __name__ == '__main__'`` code block comes in



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