[Python-Dev] First shot at some_set.get()

geremy condra debatem1 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 24 19:55:06 CEST 2009

On Sat, Oct 24, 2009 at 11:28 AM, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
>> I'm not being tongue-in-cheek or sarcastic. My question was serious --
>> if there is a moratorium, is there any reason to bother submitting
>> patches for functional changes to built-ins? A lot can change between
>> now and 2013, and I for one wouldn't bother making a patch that I knew
>> wouldn't even be considered for inclusion for four years, and would
>> likely need to be re-done even if it was accepted. Guido has said that
>> the purpose of the moratorium is to discourage changes to the language.
> I haven't been following the discussion, but I wouldn't expect that
> a moratorium on language changes would rule out adding a method to the
> set type.
> Regards,
> Martin

My understanding is that the moratorium would preclude changes to
the builtins. Is that not the case here?

Geremy Condra

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