[Python-Dev] PEP 3144: IP Address Manipulation Library for the Python Standard Library

Peter Moody peter at hda3.com
Wed Aug 19 17:35:15 CEST 2009

On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 3:20 AM, Antoine Pitrou<solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> Le Tue, 18 Aug 2009 13:00:06 -0700, Peter Moody a écrit :
>> Howdy folks,
>> I have a first draft of a PEP for including an IP address manipulation
>> library in the python stdlib. It seems like there are a lot of really
>> smart folks with some, ahem, strong ideas about what an IP address
>> module should and shouldn't be so I wanted to solicit your input on this
>> pep.
> When you say :
> « the results of the first computation should be cached and only
> re-generated should the object properties change »
> does it mean that the objects are mutable? Would it make sense to make
> them immutable and therefore hashable (such as, e.g., datetime objects)?

that's a good point. I'll implement __hash__ in the BaseIP class.

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