documentation bug: s|t

Brian van den Broek bvande at
Fri Jul 30 23:08:16 CEST 2004

Alan G Isaac said unto the world upon 30/07/2004 16:43:
> The HTML version of the set union documentation
> seems fine
> But the PDF version appears to have an mdash instead
> of a vertical bar.
> I deduce that this is a LaTeX translation that ignore's
> Knuth's claim that we should not typeset | outside of
> math mode (or even want to!), so I'm guessing
> the same problem occurs elsewhere in the documentation.
> The translation needs to be $|$ instead of just |.
> How to report?
> Thanks,
> Alan Isaac

Hi Alan,

I've successfully reported (and had fixed :-) a documentation bug by 
following the link from the "About the Python Documentation" section of 
the docs to the sourceforge bugtracker at 


Brian vdB

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