This issue tracker has been migrated to GitHub, and is currently read-only.
For more information, see the GitHub FAQs in the Python's Developer Guide.

Author terry.reedy
Recipients Ramchandra Apte, Sergey, aleax, ethan.furman, jcea, oscarbenjamin, rhettinger, serhiy.storchaka, terry.reedy
Date 2014-12-07.23:30:34
SpamBayes Score -1.0
Marked as misclassified Yes
Message-id <>
Sergey, please stop calling the current documented behavior a bug. says 'The iterable‘s items are normally numbers ... To concatenate a series of iterables, consider using itertools.chain().

To make a change, there must be discussion and approval on python-ideas, including by Guido.  I believe that GvR's rejection of optimizing for strings covers optimizing for other sequences.  If you want to continue, make a pep-like post there that summarizes the discussion here and makes your current proposal.
Date User Action Args
2014-12-07 23:30:34terry.reedysetrecipients: + terry.reedy, aleax, rhettinger, jcea, ethan.furman, Ramchandra Apte, serhiy.storchaka, oscarbenjamin, Sergey
2014-12-07 23:30:34terry.reedysetmessageid: <>
2014-12-07 23:30:34terry.reedylinkissue18305 messages
2014-12-07 23:30:34terry.reedycreate