More damage to intuition (was RE: [Python-Dev] Comparison of recursive objects)

Neil Schemenauer
Sat, 20 Jan 2001 07:59:14 -0800

On Sat, Jan 20, 2001 at 03:10:51PM -0500, Tim Peters wrote:
> While Python can't enforce that any user-defined __cmp__ is consistent, I
> think it should continue to set a good example in the way it implements its
> own comparisons.

I think the 2.0 behavior should be fairly easy to restore.  I'll
leave it up to Guido though since he's "Mr. Comparison" now and I
haven't looked at the code since I checked in the coercion patch.