[Python-Dev] Switch statement

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Jun 21 02:23:12 CEST 2006

Guido van Rossum wrote:

> Well, the hypothetical use case is one where we have an arbitrary
> object of unknown origin or type, and we want to special-case
> treatment for a few known values.

I'd need convincing that this use case is anything more
than hypothetical.

Also, you can always put your own test for hashability
around it if you want.


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