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Date 2013-03-14.08:14:50
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The timeit module is commonly used via the convenience function timeit.timeit, which is listed in the documentation as the recommended "Python Interface":
http://docs.python.org/3/library/timeit.html

However, this function is not listed in __all__, meaning that it does not come up in IDLE when Ctrl-Space is pressed. It is also not mentioned in the module docstring, which says "Library usage: see the Timer class.".

Same applies to timeit.repeat(), save that it's not as commonly used. Both are listed in the online docs but not in the docstring or __all__.
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