On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 3:41 AM, Masklinn firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
-0 on proposal, no big judgement (although it might cause issues: if `int` and `float` can take a default, why not `dict` or `Decimal` as well?), but On 2011-10-03, at 11:57 , Chris Rebert wrote:
Or would None just be inelegantly special-cased, or…?
There are use-cases (albeit relatively rare) for non-None null values. Special-casing NoneType would exclude those use-cases (which is a entirely reasonable trade-off option to choose).