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peps: Spell-checked.
changeset: 4438:d507076941b1
user: Barry Warsaw <>
date: Fri May 25 14:13:23 2012 -0400

pep-0421.txt | 15 +++++++--------
1 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff --git a/pep-0421.txt b/pep-0421.txt
--- a/pep-0421.txt
+++ b/pep-0421.txt
@@ -52,8 +52,7 @@

We will add a new attribute to the ``sys`` module, called
``sys.implementation``, as an object with attribute-access (as opposed
-to a mapping). It will contain contain implementation-specific
+to a mapping). It will contain implementation-specific information.

The attributes of this object will remain fixed during interpreter
execution and through the course of an implementation version. This
@@ -72,7 +71,7 @@
While this PEP places no other constraints on ``sys.implementation``,
it also recommends that no one rely on capabilities outside those
described here. The only exception to that recommendation is for
-attributes starting with an underscore. Implementors may use those
+attributes starting with an underscore. Implementers may use those
as appropriate to store per-implementation data.

@@ -84,7 +83,7 @@
define them:

- A lower-case identifer representing the implementation. Examples
+ A lower-case identifier representing the implementation. Examples
include 'pypy', 'jython', 'ironpython', and 'cpython'.

@@ -117,7 +116,7 @@
PEP process. Such a PEP need not be long, just long enough. It will
need to sufficiently spell out the rationale for the new attribute,
its use cases, and the impact it will have on the various Python

Version Format
@@ -295,7 +294,7 @@
Earlier versions of this PEP made the mistake of calling
``sys.version_info`` (and friends) the version of the Python language,
in contrast to the implementation. However, this is not the case.
-Instead, it is the version of the CPython implementation. Incidently,
+Instead, it is the version of the CPython implementation. Incidentally,
the first two components of ``sys.version_info`` (major and minor) also
reflect the version of the language definition.

@@ -311,7 +310,7 @@
language version.

-Feedback From Other Python Implementors
+Feedback From Other Python Implementers

@@ -386,7 +385,7 @@
However, as already noted, many other efforts predate
``sys.implementation``. Neither is it necessarily a major part of the
effort. Rather, consider it as part of the infrastructure of the
-effort to make Python friendler to alternate implementations.
+effort to make Python friendlier to alternate implementations.


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