Is this idea still alive?

Despite the bike shedding, I think that some level of consensus may have been reached. So I suggest that either Neil (because it was your idea) or Steven (because you've had a lot of opinions, and done a lot of the homework) or both, of course, put together a reference implementation and a proposal, post it here, and see how it flies.

It's one function, so hopefully won't need a PEP, but if your proposal meets with a lot of resistance, then you could turn it into a PEP then. But getting all this discussion summaries would be good as a first step.

NOTE: I think it's a fine idea, but I've got way to omay other things I'd like to do first -- so I'm not going to push this forward...


On Fri, Aug 5, 2016 at 10:24 PM, Stephen J. Turnbull <> wrote:
Steven D'Aprano writes:
 > On Fri, Aug 05, 2016 at 11:30:35PM +0900, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
 > > I can even think of a case where clamp could be used with a constant
 > > control and a varying bound: S-s inventory control facing occasional
 > > large orders in an otherwise continuous, stationary demand process.
 > Sounds interesting. Is there a link to somewhere I could learn more
 > about this?

The textbook I use is Nancy Stokey, The Economics of Inaction

The example I gave is not a textbook example, but is an "obvious"
extension of the simplest textbook models.
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