[Python-Dev] Rich comparison confusion

Guido van Rossum guido@digicool.com
Thu, 18 Jan 2001 09:52:23 -0500

> > a < b if and only if b > a.
> > This is what the rich comparison code does.
> Someone is bound to come up with a use for comparison
> operator overloading in which this isn't true, just
> to be difficult!

They'll get what they deserve -- this will be clearly documented!

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)