[Python-Dev] RE: Outdated Misc/cheatsheet

Simon Brunning SBrunning@trisystems.co.uk
Fri, 3 Aug 2001 08:53:39 +0100

> From:	Andrew Kuchling [SMTP:akuchlin@mems-exchange.org]
> Misc/cheatsheet is way out of date (the 'access' keyword?).  I'd like
> to replace it with the text version of Simon Brunning and Richard
> Gruet's Python cheatsheet.   Issues:
Sounds like a good idea to me.

> 1) Simon, do you grant permission to do that?  Should I ask Richard,
> too?
Yes and yes. I've copied Richard in on this.
> 2) The new file is significantly larger: 100K instead of just 22K.
>    Is that OK?
> 3) The reference will need updating for 2.1 and 2.2 changes, but 
>    slightly obsolete is better than waaay obsolete.  Simon, do you 
>    want help updating it for 2.1/2.2?
Thanks, Andy, but I'm on the Python 2.1 version - it's no more than a week
away. Honest.

I'll also do a 2.2 version as soon as I know what's going to be in it!
Iterators and generators seem to be in for sure, and after reading your
'What's New in Python 2.2' document I understand what they do, so they
aren't a problem. Ditto the other changes mentioned in your document.

But I'm not sure about the Type/Class unification stuff - I don't know if
it's going in, and I don't understand it, either! So here, I could use some

Simon Brunning
TriSystems Ltd.

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