[Python-3000] Fwd: defop ?
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Thu Nov 23 17:38:46 CET 2006
On 11/22/06, Calvin Spealman <ironfroggy at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/22/06, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> > Not sure I like this better. My spelling of "operator::XXX" is
> > "__XXX__" and I like that just fine -- no new syntax needed.
> Well, that might be a spelling of `operator::XXX` but what about other
> use cases like `third_party_interface_system::adapt` or
> `anything_at_all::XXX`? Thats what I mean with not being too limiting
> and solving the problem in a way that opens up solutions to other
> problems. I get the opposition to it, but it seems reasonable,
How was I to generalize from a single example what you meant? I
thought you were using 'operator' as a fixed keyword like it is in
C++, and I was wondering what you meant by the double colon.
I still believe it is easy enough to solve this using a naming convention.
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
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