[Python-ideas] Support multiplication for sets

Mike Meyer mwm at mired.org
Fri Oct 7 23:54:32 CEST 2011

On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 2:37 PM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 5:30 PM, Mike Meyer <mwm at mired.org> wrote:
> > Actually, that question makes me think that a meta-PEP on the process of
> > vetting an idea before starting a real PEP might be worthwhile. In
> > particular, that people should come up with real-world use cases and try
> and
> > think of the worst abuses that might occur, etc.
> The process is basically 'ask on python-ideas if a web search doesn't
> show that it has already been proposed'. The next step will vary from
> "not going to happen" through "file a feature request on the tracker"
> to "write a PEP".

True, but not very useful. The idea would be to discuss what happens between
posting and "the next step". People may well ask for use cases, look at
abuses, do searches of the library for them (or ask you to do so), etc.

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