[Python-Dev] python 3 niggle: None < 1 raises TypeError

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Sat Feb 15 01:33:37 CET 2014

On 15 February 2014 08:10, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
> The idea of top and bottom objects, by whatever name, has be proposed,
> discussed, and rejected on python-ideas list (which is where this discussion
> really belongs if continued).

A fair point, but my recollection of those discussions is that we
completely missed the use case of being able to sensibly map SQL NULL
handling in ORDER BY clauses to the sorting of Python 3 containers.
Having a concrete use case with widespread implications makes a big
difference :)


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