Python 3.0 - is this true?
arnodel at googlemail.com
Sat Nov 8 20:02:28 CET 2008
walterbyrd <walterbyrd at iname.com> writes:
> I have read that in Python 3.0, the following will raise an exception:
>>>> [2, 1, 'A'].sort()
> Will that raise an exception?
Yes. In fact, plenty of objects of different types aren't comparable
> And, if so, why are they doing this?
How is it helpful to be able to sort things which have no natural order?
> How is this helpful?
It goes well with duck typing. It lets you know when you things happen
that you don't mean to happen.
> Is this new "enhancement" Pythonic?
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