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

Gerald Britton gerald.britton at gmail.com
Thu Jun 18 15:51:42 CEST 2009

...and since the -100 is from Guido, you can basically forget it.  It
won't happen.

On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 8:58 PM, Greg Ewing<greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> 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".
> --
> Greg
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