[Python-Dev] Re: PEP 285: Adding a bool type

Fredrik Lundh fredrik@pythonware.com
Wed, 3 Apr 2002 16:22:25 +0200

mal wrote:
> How about adding a new pure bool type to the language
> *without* changing any of the old Py_False/Py_True
> code (at first) ?!
> Then leave the code in for one release to see how
> people feel about it in real life and enable a warning
> for incorrect usage of comparison arithmetic in a second=20
> release. The third release would then enable the new
> logic per default.

from __future__ import boolean ?

(maybe it's time to introduce a __yagni__ module for people
who prefer Harlin over van der Rohe?  ;-)