[Python-Dev] Continuous Sets in 2.3 set implementation?

Greg Ewing greg@cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Tue, 12 Nov 2002 10:47:08 +1300 (NZDT)

Frank Horowitz <frank.horowitz@csiro.au>:

> is there any hope of
> renaming the implementation to something along the lines of "dsets" to
> remind the user of the discreteness? (Am I being too pedantic?)

I think you're being too pedantic. In the context of programming
languages, "set" always means a discrete set, in my experience.

A non-discrete set would better be called an "interval" or
something like that.

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