[Python-ideas] Possible method of distinguishing between set-literals, dict-literals, and odict-literals

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Thu Jun 18 02:58:48 CEST 2009

Aahz wrote:

> Guido can vote; he can also Pronounce.  -100 is a shorthand idiom for
> "veto".
> (I know you were joking, but I figure there are probably people reading
> this who are not familiar with the Python development process or Guido's
> role in it.)

To further elucidate for those people, the +/-n numbers
are not really votes -- nobody is adding them up and
making a decision based solely on the total. They're
just an expression of opinion, so you sometimes see
things like -100 or -1000 to mean "I *really* don't
like this".


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