[Python-Dev] Rich comparison confusion

Greg Ewing greg@cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Mon, 22 Jan 2001 13:36:51 +1300 (NZDT)


> I don't understand how these can be not commutative unless they have a
> side effect on the left argument

I think he meant "not reflective". If a<b == floor(a,b) and a>b ==
ceil(a,b), then clearly a<b != b>a.

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