[Python-Dev] containment checking

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sat Mar 20 00:58:05 CET 2010

Glenn Linderman <v+python <at> g.nevcal.com> writes:
> If there's a bug in your __eq__ method, it may or may not raise an 
> exception, which may or may not get you wrong containment results.  But 
> it will probably get you buggy results, somehow or another.  That's what 
> design, code reviews, and testing are for.

We'll have to "agree to disagree" then. If you want error silencing by default,
Python is not the language you are looking for.

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