Documenting builtin methods

Ben Finney ben+python at
Thu Jul 11 10:26:21 CEST 2013

Joshua Landau <joshua at> writes:

> On 11 July 2013 05:13, Joshua Landau <joshua at> wrote:
> > <misunderstanding in response to misunderstanding>
> Ah, I get it. It is easy to misread my post as "I have this
> exhaust_iter" and it's obvious it doesn't work because why else would
> I post here what do I do HALP!

Right. Just because you think there's one obvious interpretation of your
cry for help, doesn't mean there's *only* one obvious interpretation.

It's best to be explicit: describe what behaviour you're seeing, and
what behaviour you're expecting to see.

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