[Python-Dev] PEP 218 (sets); moving set.py to Lib
Guido van Rossum
Sat, 17 Aug 2002 16:12:17 -0400
> Why not just get rid of sort_repr, always attempt to sort for
> printing, and just discard the TypeError resulting from the
> attempted sort?
I don't like discarding TypeErrors. Who know what bug you're hiding
I like Tim's suggestion just fine, and checked it in: let sort_repr
default to True. Unsortable values aren't that common in Python.
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)