[Python-Dev] Re: PEP 326 (quick location possibility)
eppstein at ics.uci.edu
Tue Jan 27 18:41:23 EST 2004
In article <001001c3e4ef$dd9e4680$6402a8c0 at arkdesktop>,
"Andrew Koenig" <ark-mlist at att.net> wrote:
> Unfortunately, no. The identity element for min is Max, and the identity
> element for max is Min.
Oops, you're right! Then, definitely, min() and max() should not be the
official names of the universal min and max objects.
David Eppstein http://www.ics.uci.edu/~eppstein/
Univ. of California, Irvine, School of Information & Computer Science
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