[Python-3000] PEP 3124 - Overloading, Generic Functions, Interfaces, etc.

Neal Norwitz nnorwitz at gmail.com
Fri May 11 20:29:46 CEST 2007

On 5/11/07, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/05/07, Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> > I'm now even more of the opinion that this is too
> > complicated for Python's first generic function system.
> > "If it's hard to explain, it's probably a bad idea."
> Hmm. My view is that it *is* simple to explain, but unfortunately
> Phillip's explanation in the PEP is not that simple explanation :-(


> I would argue that the PEP could be *very* simple if it restricted
> itself to the basic idea.


Could you write up the simple version that you would use instead?


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