[Python-ideas] Automatic total ordering

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Wed Oct 15 20:03:40 CEST 2008

George Sakkis wrote:
> Now that 3.x fixes the arbitrary object comparison wart and drops (?) 
> __cmp__, 

An entry for __cmp__ was in the 3.0c1 doc, which confused me.
It is now gone in

Since rich comparisons are defined on object and are inherited by all 
classes, it would be difficult to make them not defined.

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