[Python-Dev] r87445 - python/branches/py3k/Lib/numbers.py
solipsis at pitrou.net
Thu Dec 23 22:28:44 CET 2010
On Thu, 23 Dec 2010 22:09:15 +0100
Éric Araujo <merwok at netwok.org> wrote:
> Le 23/12/2010 20:55, Antoine Pitrou a écrit :
> >> def __index__(self):
> >> - """index(self)"""
> >> + """someobject[self]"""
> > This is misleading as to what the method actually does,
> Really? Unless I misunderstood the docs, __index__ is used when the
> object is used as an index (or with bin or oct, but I didn’t want to
> complicate the docstring, just fix it).
Well, it's only used for converting to an integer (also, it's used in
more cases than just indexing), so "someobject[self]" is not the actual
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