Why does Python show the whole array?

Steven D'Aprano steven at REMOVE.THIS.cybersource.com.au
Thu Apr 9 10:29:21 CEST 2009

On Thu, 09 Apr 2009 18:53:13 +1200, Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:

> This is why conditional constructs should not accept any values other
> than True and False.

I once tried this:

for i in alist.sort():

and got an error I didn't understand because I failed to read the docs. 
Clearly for loops shouldn't take sequences but only an integer count, 
because that would have prevented my error.


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