[Python-Dev] Revising RE docs (was: partition() (was: Remove str.find in 3.0?))
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
fdrake at acm.org
Tue Aug 30 23:41:28 CEST 2005
On Tuesday 30 August 2005 17:35, Michael Chermside wrote:
> An excellent point. Obviously, EITHER (1) the module functions ought to
> be documented by reference to the RE object methods, or vice versa:
> (2) document the RE object methods by reference to the module functions.
Agreed. I think the current arrangement is primarily a historical accident
more than anything else, but I didn't write that section, so could be wrong.
> Does anyone else think we ought to swap that around in the documentation?
> I'm not trying to assign more work to Fred... but if there were a
> python-dev consensus that this would be desirable, then perhaps someone
> would be encouraged to supply a patch.
I'd rather see it reversed from what it is as well. While I don't have the
time myself (and don't consider it a critical issue), I certainly won't
revert a patch to make the change without good reason. :-)
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
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