[Doc-SIG] Does the "is" operator only matter for mutable object?
fdrake at acm.org
Mon Mar 7 05:09:33 CET 2011
On Sat, Mar 5, 2011 at 7:45 PM, Laura Creighton <lac at openend.se> wrote:
> So maybe what we need to do is to explictly state that some implementations
> have chosen to represent objects which are equivalent as the exact same
> object, but that you should not rely on this behaviour because it is
> an implementation detail?
That still seems too complicated. Pointing out that equality does not
imply identity, regardless of type, should be sufficient for the
purpose of describing "is".
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
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