Great work! There are a few typos, I'll try to get to a PR on those.

I wonder if it's worth noting that None is a singleton, while 42 is just a value. I.e. there might be several distinct objects that happen to be the int 42, but not so with None.

Of course, in CPython, small integers are cached as the same object, but larger integers are not necessarily cached. This has varied in details between Python implementations and even versions, it's not a semantic promise like None carries.

Maybe that's too far in the weeds for an intro though.

On Tue, Aug 14, 2018, 6:29 AM Jonathan Fine <> wrote:

I'm pleased to announce that I've completed the first draft of my
page. It's viewable on gitub.

To quote from that page:

This page arose from a thread on the python-ideas list. I thank Steve
Dower, Paul Moore, Steve D'Aprano, Chris Barker, David Mertz, Jörn
Heissler, Anthony Risinger, Michael Selik, Chris Angelico for their
contributions and encouragement.

Apologies for anyone I've missed. Comments either on python-ideas, or
perhaps better, by raising an issue on github.

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