Yes, he said a definite no to a built-in. But he expressed a less specific lack of enthusiasm for collections classes (including Counter, which exists and which I personally use often).
On Thu, Jul 5, 2018, 1:16 AM Chris Barker firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
On Tue, Jul 3, 2018 at 6:23 AM, David Mertz email@example.com wrote:
Guido said he has muted this discussion
But before putting it on auto-archive, the BDFL said (1) NO GO on getting a new builtin; (2) NO OBJECTION to putting it in itertools.
I don't recall him offering an opinion on a class in collections, did he?
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