[Python-Dev] RE: [Idle-dev] Forward progress with full backward compatibility

Barry A. Warsaw bwarsaw@cnri.reston.va.us
Wed, 12 Apr 2000 17:44:16 -0400 (EDT)

>>>>> "DA" == David Ascher <DavidA@ActiveState.com> writes:

    >> The basically idea is pretty cool though, and I've adopted it
    >> to Mailman.  It allows me to do this: previous_version =
    >> last_hex_version() this_version = mm_cfg.HEX_VERSION if
    >> previous_version < this_version: # I'm upgrading

    DA> Why can't you do that with tuples?

How do you know they aren't tuples? :)

(no, Moshe, you do not need to answer :)