[Python-Dev] PEP 3144 review.

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Sat Oct 3 11:40:19 CEST 2009

Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> Nick Coghlan writes:
>  > However, while I'd still be a little happier if the .ip attribute
>  > went away all together and another means was found to conveniently
>  > associate an IPAddress and an IPNetwork, keeping it doesn't bother
>  > me anywhere near as much as having network equivalence defined in
>  > terms of something other than the network ID and the netmask.
> s/equivalence/equality/
> There are several notions of equivalence in play, and all can be
> implemented as methods.  The question is which one is going to be "==".

I have just enough pure math in my educational background to think of
'equality' as the 'default equivalence class', but yes, the meaning of
"==" is exactly what I was referring to.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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