Misleading wikipedia article on Python 3?

Neil Cerutti horpner at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 8 21:23:16 CEST 2007


On 2007-08-08, Istvan Albert <istvan.albert at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Aug 8, 2:00 pm, Neil Cerutti <horp... at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
>> I thought, in fact, that open was on more shaky ground. ;)
>
> yeah, that too ...

OK, I had misremembered. The current docs say that open is
preferred, and that file should rather be used as a type name.
>
>> I can't find any evidence of that in the PEPs. Do you have a reference?
>
> here is something:
>
> http://svn.python.org/view/python/branches/p3yk/Misc/NEWS?rev=56685&view=auto
>
> look for :
>
> - Removed these Python builtins:
>   apply(), callable(), coerce(), file(), reduce(), reload()

Thanks very much.

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Neil Cerutti
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