[Python-Dev] PEP 326 now online
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Mon Jan 5 16:44:01 EST 2004
> I've submitted my latest changes that I believe address the concerns
> brought up since I last emailed the list. Until they are in CVS and
> the standard PEP page, it can be found here:
+1 It would occasionally be useful to have ready access to an object
whose sole purpose is to compare higher or lower than everything else.
Robert Brewer's idea to use spelled-out names, cmp.high and cmp.low, is
easy to remember, better for non-native English speakers, and reasonably
As for the open issues section, I am -1 on changing the behavior of
min/max to return the new objects when given an empty list. Likewise,
I'm -1 on having the operators do any math except for comparisons. The
idea is most attractive in its simplest form -- there is no reason to
make something hard out of something simple.
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