The Missing Manual? (Re: Finding Python help...)

Mike Meyer mwm at
Tue Apr 1 18:55:09 CEST 2003

"Greg Ewing (using" <ckea25d02 at> writes:
> Maybe there should be a THIRD manual, called something like
> "Built-in Objects Reference". Or maybe even "Built-in Objects
> and Functions Reference", since the builtin functions seem
> pretty fundamental as well, and not something you'd
> intuitively expect to find in a "library".

Instead of a third manual, how about moving the first section of the
Library Reference - "Built-in Functions, Types, and Exceptions" - into
the Language reference manual? It's not really thick enough to be
worth a book by itself.

Mike Meyer <mwm at>
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