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Title: questionable wording in sequences documentation
Type: Stage: resolved
Components: Documentation Versions: Python 3.7, Python 3.6, Python 3.5, Python 2.7
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Status: closed Resolution: fixed
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Assigned To: docs@python Nosy List: Jesse Hall, docs@python, python-dev, xiang.zhang
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Created on 2016-12-30 02:04 by Jesse Hall, last changed 2016-12-30 04:03 by xiang.zhang. This issue is now closed.

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msg284303 - (view) Author: Jesse Hall (Jesse Hall) Date: 2016-12-30 02:04
In note 3 of 4.6.1, the word "string" should be replaced with "sequence", because the note is describing a general example where this concept is not specifically used with a string type sequence, it is discussing the general use of negative indexes which can be used on any type of sequence.
msg284306 - (view) Author: Roundup Robot (python-dev) (Python triager) Date: 2016-12-30 04:01
New changeset 0d20da97a6a0 by Xiang Zhang in branch '2.7':
Issue #29112: Fix a questionable wording in sequence doc.
https://hg.python.org/cpython/rev/0d20da97a6a0

New changeset f4b747f59804 by Xiang Zhang in branch '3.5':
Issue #29112: Fix a questionable wording in sequence doc.
https://hg.python.org/cpython/rev/f4b747f59804

New changeset b09d0a2587da by Xiang Zhang in branch '3.6':
Issue #29112: Merge 3.5.
https://hg.python.org/cpython/rev/b09d0a2587da

New changeset 4432cba89398 by Xiang Zhang in branch 'default':
Issue #29112: Merge 3.6.
https://hg.python.org/cpython/rev/4432cba89398
msg284307 - (view) Author: Xiang Zhang (xiang.zhang) * (Python committer) Date: 2016-12-30 04:03
Thanks for your report Jesse. Now fixed.
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Date User Action Args
2016-12-30 04:03:44xiang.zhangsetstatus: open -> closed

versions: + Python 2.7, Python 3.5, Python 3.7
nosy: + xiang.zhang

messages: + msg284307
resolution: fixed
stage: resolved
2016-12-30 04:01:49python-devsetnosy: + python-dev
messages: + msg284306
2016-12-30 02:04:27Jesse Hallcreate