On 5 January 2015 at 14:05, Alexis Lee firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
When would it ever be interesting?
The usecase is here (comments at line 861, also see 866-894): https://review.openstack.org/#/c/142835/5/nova/api/openstack/compute/servers...
Why is it not simply acceptable for you to use your code? I presume you are implying that this would be useful in the stdlib, but you'd need far more than a single use case to justify that. And you'd need to clarify why it would be useful to have it in 3.5+ and not in earlier versions - presumably the code you pointed to would need to support Python 3.4 at least, so a stdlib addition wouldn't be of any use unless there's a reasonable probability that new code would need something like this (and writing what seems to be a pretty trivial function isn't a better option).