[Python-Dev] py3k and not equal; re names

Jim Jewett jimjjewett at gmail.com
Fri Feb 10 01:10:38 CET 2006

Smith asked:

> I'm wondering if it's just "foolish consistency" (to quote a PEP 8)
> that is calling for the dropping of <> in preference of only !=.

Logically, "<=" means the same as "< or ="

<> does not mean the same as "< or >"; it might just mean that
they aren't comparable.  Whether that is a strong enough reason
to remove it is another question.


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