[Python-ideas] Infix application of binary functions

Chris Rebert pyideas at rebertia.com
Thu Jul 22 01:17:06 CEST 2010

On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 3:37 PM, Dag Odenhall <dag.odenhall at gmail.com> wrote:
> It could help readability if binary (arity of 2) functions could be
> applied infix with some syntax. For example, borrowing from Haskell, the
> backtick could be reintroduced for this purpose.
> Good examples for this are isinstance and hasattr:
>    if some_object `isinstance` Iterable:
>        ...
>    elif some_object `hasattr` '__iter__':

Already proposed (by me) and rejected by the BDFL:



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