timeit.py examples in docs generate error

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Thu Mar 9 21:07:18 CET 2006

"Duncan Booth" <duncan.booth at invalid.invalid> wrote in message
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> Window's command processor doesn't recognise single quote marks as
> meaning anything special, so your command is passing 4 separate arguments
> to timeit.py instead of the 1 argument that a unix shell would be passing.
> Try using double quotes around everything instead:
> timeit.py "if hasattr(int, '__nonzero__'): pass"
That did the trick. Thanks!

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