[Python-Dev] Move sets and `cogen' into a math module

Michael McLay mclay@nist.gov
Mon, 26 Aug 2002 19:19:13 -0400

On Monday 26 August 2002 05:56 pm, Fran=E7ois Pinard wrote:

> The module could be called `cogen', abbreviation for COmbinatorial
> GENerators.  Here is a first throw, to be criticised and improved.

With sets and possibly cogen being added to the standard library is it li=
that additional interesting math capabilities will creep into the standar=
Python libraries? Reducing the clutter of the top level namespace is hard=
do if code depends on it, so better to do it right from the start. Do the=
modules belong at the top level?  Would it make sense to change the math=20
module into a package and move the new module inside that the math packag=