<br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 3/8/07, <b class="gmail_sendername">Barry Warsaw</b> <<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>> wrote:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
<br>On Mar 8, 2007, at 12:15 PM, Jim Jewett wrote:<br>[Guido]<br>>> -- Generic Functions<br>>> -- Interfaces<br>><br>> These two were heavily tied to annotations; one option would have been<br>> to introduce them at the same time as an example use.
<br>><br>> Given that annotations do not require them, another option is to wait<br>> (at least) an extra release, while annotations sink in.<br>><br>> Since they can be done as 3rd-party libraries, I assumed the decision
<br>> was to postpone at least until there was a concrete implementation<br>> candidate available. (And no, I don't know exactly what "candidate<br>> available" would require.)<br><br>We already have an established, community accepted implementation of
<br>interfaces, so why not just accept that into the core stdlib?</blockquote><div><br>Guido already knows this, but I would like to second Barry's excellent idea.<br></div></div><br>-- <br>Thomas Wouters <<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">
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