[Python-Dev] Re: PEP 326 (quick location possibility)

David Eppstein 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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