[Python-Dev] deprecating string module?

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Sat, 01 Jun 2002 09:35:09 -0400

> > In python, you don't need overloading, you have a variety of
> > optional parameter mechanisms
> ...which forces users to write centralized dispatching mechanism
> that could be much more elegantly-handled by the language. The
> language already does something just for operators, but the rules
> are complicated and don't scale well.

I don't think the situation can be improved without adding type

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