The name might be a little confusing; it can be understood as comparing two sequences, so passing two sequences may seem reasonable to a reviewer.

Elazar


בתאריך יום ה׳, 6 באוק' 2016, 20:15, מאת Filipp Bakanov ‏<filipp@bakanov.su>:
Seems like itertools recipes already have "all_equal" function. What do you think about moving it from recipes to itertools? I suggest a C implementation with optimisations for builtin collections.

2016-10-06 18:42 GMT+03:00 Chris Angelico <rosuav@gmail.com>:
On Fri, Oct 7, 2016 at 2:23 AM, Steven D'Aprano <steve@pearwood.info> wrote:
> +0.3 to adding it the standard library.
>
> +0.1 to adding it to built-ins
>
> -0.1 on adding it to built-ins under the name "equal", as that will
> confuse too many people.

I'll go further: -0.5 on adding to built-ins. +0.5 on adding it to
itertools or the itertools recipes.

ChrisA
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