disappearing documentation of `coerce`

Neil Cerutti horpner at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 5 03:43:08 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.
> http://pydoc.org/1.5.2/__builtin__.html 
> Now it is not.
> http://docs.python.org/lib/built-in-funcs.html
> Reason?

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.

-- 
Neil Cerutti



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