Author rhettinger
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Date 2017-09-24.19:09:49
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I'll follow David Murray's suggestion here.  The glossary definition of iterable is already very good, it just needs to clarify that the __getitem__() method needs to implement sequence semantics.  Anything further is beyond the scope of a glossary entry.

Also, I'll amend the docs on collections.abc.Iterable() to be more specific about what it is does and doesn't recognize.

FWIW, the topic is also discussed in other places:

* https://docs.python.org/3/library/functions.html#iter
* https://docs.python.org/3/reference/datamodel.html#object.__getitem__
* https://docs.python.org/3/reference/datamodel.html#object.__iter__
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