[Python-Dev] For review: PEP 285: Adding a bool type
Fri, 08 Mar 2002 15:45:09 -0500
> I'm kinda curious. I understand all the arguments, but they've
> been around for a long time. It's not like any of the reasons for
> having a boolean are new. What straw broke your pet camel's back and
> made you sit down and say to yourself, "We need a boolean type in
> Python. I think I'll write a PEP today instead of going to Starbucks
> for a latte."?
It's obvious to me. I sent a "PEP Parade" message last night, stating in
part that Guido wanted to keep new features out of the core for 2.3. Guido
simply couldn't let a chance to prove me wrong slip by; indeed, that was my
intent in making the claim to begin with <wink>.