disappearing documentation of `coerce`

Alan Isaac aisaac at american.edu
Thu Jul 5 19:06:28 CEST 2007


> On 2007-07-05, Alan Isaac <aisaac at american.edu> wrote:
>>Once upon a time, `coerce` was documented
>>with the other built-ins.


Neil Cerutti wrote:
> It's now documented in Library Reference 2.2 Non-essential
> Built-in Functions.
> Apparently it is no longer needed or useful, but only kept for
> backward compatibility.


Thanks.
I now see that it is going away:
http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-3100/

Cheers,
Alan Isaac



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