[Python-Dev] an alternative to embedding policy in PEP 418

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Apr 4 11:46:31 CEST 2012


On Wed, 4 Apr 2012 02:02:12 +0200
Victor Stinner <victor.stinner at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Lennart Regebro wrote:
> >> Well, get_clock(monotonic=True, highres=True) would be a vast
> >> improvement over get_clock(MONOTONIC|HIRES).
> 
> I don't like this keyword API because you have to use a magically
> marker (True). Why True? What happens if I call
> get_clock(monotonic=False) or get_clock(monotonic="yes")?

Since when are booleans magical? Has this thread gone totally insane?

Regards

Antoine.




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