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

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Thu, 23 May 2002 13:16:15 -0400

> Further, the expectation of real-live Python users is that it will
> contain the boolean type.  This is not an academic argument for me,
> and likely for many others.  We have large code bases that use the
> types module, and expect the module to rigorously track new types
> until something better is fully implemented, stable, and the old
> module is properly depricated.

Why don't you wait and see what shows up in Python 2.3 when it is

It's good that we're arguing about this now -- we should offer
something to replace all features of the the types module in 2.3.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)