[Python-Dev] dir() in docs and tests considered irritating

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Wed, 29 May 2002 14:14:04 -0400

> I think everytime we use a dir() example in the docs or in
> the testsuite, we're creating unnecessary dependencies.
> It's not a big deal, but if the example or test can make its
> point without the dir(), it would lower the PITA factor.


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