[Python-Dev] Why not support user defined operator overloading ?

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Mon Sep 30 02:53:08 CEST 2013

Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> there 
> is no need to define new syntax at runtime. The parser doesn't need to 
> know the operator's action until runtime

It does need to know the operator's precedence and
associativity, though, which means either declaring
it somewhere, or having some kind of fixed rule.


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