[Python-Dev] PEP 443 - Single-dispatch generic functions (including ABC support)

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Fri May 31 09:00:45 CEST 2013

On Fri, May 31, 2013 at 3:13 PM, Chris McDonough <chrism at plope.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2013-05-31 at 03:05 +0200, Łukasz Langa wrote:
>> On 31 maj 2013, at 01:51, Łukasz Langa <lukasz at langa.pl> wrote:
>> Back to the point, though. I don't feel we should complicate the
>> code, tests and documentation by introducing special handling
>> for methods. In terms of pure type-driven single dispatch, we
>> have a solution that was intentionally simple from the get-go.
>> The next step will be predicate dispatch anyway ;))
>> What do you think?
> +1.  It's incredibly useful and easy to document as-is.

Yep, I suggest asking Benjamin for pronouncement - this looks great to me.

I should finally be able to clean up the pkgutils.walk_packages docs
by explaining how to register new handlers for custom importers :)


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