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Dealing with dicts in doctest

On Thu, 05 Jul 2018 19:56:59 +0100, MRAB wrote:

> What about sorting the items?
> def func(arg):
>       """blah blah blah
>       >>> sorted(func(1).items())
>       [('a', 1), ('b', 2), ('c', 3)]
>       """

Hmmm.... it still has the disadvantage of putting the emphasis on the 
sorted() function instead of the function being doctested, and obscuring 
the fact that it returns a dict. But I actually like that.

Steven D'Aprano
"Ever since I learned about confirmation bias, I've been seeing
it everywhere." -- Jon Ronson