Silly newbie question - Carrot character (^)

Seebs usenet-nospam at
Fri Nov 5 23:51:10 CET 2010

On 2010-11-05, Nobody <nobody at> wrote:
> However, it's still written for language lawyers.

> IMHO, the lack of a reference manual for the language itself is a major
> hole in Python's documentation.

I'm a bit lost here.  Could you highlight some of the differences
between "a reference manual for the language itself" and "something
written for language lawyers"?

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