Python 2.7 parser bug on syntax for set literals ?

geremy condra debatem1 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 24 06:58:40 CEST 2010


On Sat, Oct 23, 2010 at 9:40 PM, Steve Howe <howesteve at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> This looks like a parser bug, but it's so basic I'm in doubt. Can
> anyone confirm ?
>
>>>> import sys
>>>> sys.version
> '2.7.0+ (r27:82500, Sep 15 2010, 18:14:55) \n[GCC 4.4.5]'
>>>> ({'', 1}.items())
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
> AttributeError: 'set' object has no attribute 'items'

I'm not clear on what the bug is supposed to be, as this looks right
to me. Or are you trying to make a dictionary and getting thrown by
the set syntax?

Geremy Condra



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