[Python-3000] Wither PEP 335 (Overloadable Boolean Operators)?

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Sun May 20 00:01:45 CEST 2007

On 5/19/07, Raymond Hettinger <python at rcn.com> wrote:
> > Giovanni Bajo wrote:
> >> Another workaround could be:
> Before focusing mental talents on workarounds and implementations,
> it would be worthwhile to consider whether the idea would help or
> hurt the language.  The and/or keywords already have some complexity
> due to their returning non-boolean values.  IMO, it would be a disservice
> to the language to further complexify their meanings.  Right now, at least,
> we can make a static reading of the code and have a good idea of what
> the and/or keywords mean.

Would "and" and "or" still be able to properly short-circuit given
this proposal?


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