[Python-3000] PEP Parade

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Wed May 2 05:54:20 CEST 2007

At 07:37 PM 5/1/2007 -0700, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>On 5/1/07, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> > However, since your objections are more in the nature of general unease
> > than arguments against, it probably doesn't make sense for me to continue
> > quibbling with them point by point, and instead focus on how to move 
> forward.
>Thanks for indulging my insecurities.

I hope that didn't come across as patronizing; I didn't mean to say that 
your arguments weren't valid, just that it seemed unlikely your position 
would be swayed solely by argument, and that thus it would be better not to 
keep arguing with you about them.

>That's one solution. Another solution would be to use GFs in Pydoc to
>make it overloadable; I'd say pydoc could use a bit of an overhault at
>this point.

True enough; until you mentioned that, I'd forgotten that a week or two ago 
I got an email from somebody working on the pydoc overhaul who mentioned 
that he had had to work up an ad-hoc generic function implementation for 
just that reason.  :)

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