[Python-Dev] Re: [Python-checkins] python/dist/src/Lib types.py,1.26,1.27

Skip Montanaro skip@pobox.com
Thu, 23 May 2002 02:05:50 -0500

    Martin> Since that needs to be conditional (with catching ImportError
    Martin> and all), I think you can achieve internal consistency and
    Martin> minimal changes with introducing a name BooleanType into
    Martin> xmlrpclib.

That's fine.  It's /F's call how he wants to do it.  I assigned that patch
to him.

    Martin> BTW, why is it "BooleanType" and not "BoolType"? It's also
    Martin> IntType and not IntegerType.

I like to read compound words where the elements are themselves words.
StringType doesn't match "str".  Either way is fine with me.

I suppose if I really had my druthers I'd have preferred the function was
called "boole()" and the object in the types module "BooleType".  After all,
that's how George's name was spelled... ;-)