[Python-Dev] Re: PEP 218 (sets); moving set.py to Lib
Eric S. Raymond
Wed, 21 Aug 2002 02:03:33 -0400
Greg Ewing <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> email@example.com (=?iso-8859-1?q?Fran=E7ois?= Pinard):
> > Eric has offered the idea of adding Cartesian product, and despite the
> > usual notation is a tall thin `X', maybe it would be nice reserving
> > `*' for that?
> Maybe '%'? It looks a bit X-ish.
Ugh. *No.* -1 on that,
I'd look at % and see a string format operator. Suddenly I like Francois's
suggestion a lot better.
<a href="http://www.tuxedo.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>