[Python-Dev] deprecating string module?

Aahz aahz@pythoncraft.com
Sat, 1 Jun 2002 11:39:17 -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
> declarations.

I thought this was the issue interfaces were supposed to handle?
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