[Python-Dev] GC, flags, and subtyping

David Abrahams David Abrahams" <david.abrahams@rcn.com
Mon, 8 Apr 2002 08:37:32 -0500

OK. However, this will probably have to wait a month or so until it
coincides with things in my development schedule that need it. That
might be just as well since I take it Guido plans to change which fields
are automatically inherited from base types...


----- Original Message -----
From: "Tim Peters" <tim.one@comcast.net>
To: "David Abrahams" <david.abrahams@rcn.com>; <python-dev@python.org>
Sent: Monday, April 08, 2002 1:30 AM
Subject: RE: [Python-Dev] GC, flags, and subtyping

> [David Abrahams]
> > ...
> > P.S. One proviso: I find TeX to be cumbersome at best and
> > frustrating at worst. If I had to write TeX I probably would just
> > code comprehensibility patches and stop there. I'm probably going to
> > start with code patches anyway...
> Don't let LaTeX stand in your way:  if you have useful docs to
> plain text (and the plainer the better) works fine.  Several people
> convert to proper Python LaTeX in their sleep, and I suspect that's
> Fred actually does in his sleep.  I feel very comfortable making this
> since not one of the people who can do this even when awake.