[Python-Dev] PEP 218 (sets); moving set.py to Lib

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Tue, 20 Aug 2002 13:22:32 -0400

> Adding a SortedSet class to the module would partially solve the problem of 
> globally clobbering the usage of Set in other modules.

I say YAGNI.

I am still perplexed that I receoved *no* feedback on the sets module
except on this issue of sort order (which I consider solved by adding
a method _repr() that takes an optional 'sorted' argument).

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)