Author zyluo
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Date 2013-08-07.21:47:28
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David,

How about like below?

  elif timeout < sys.float_info.epsilon:
     raise ValueError("'timeout' must be a positive number")

The docstring has been there for quite a while and IMHO it just doesn't make sense passing 0.0 as a timeout value.
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