[Python-ideas] PEP 355 (overloading boolean operations) and chained comparisons

Alexander Belopolsky alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com
Wed Oct 19 22:36:25 CEST 2011

On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 4:25 PM, Raymond Hettinger
<raymond.hettinger at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm reminded of the effort to make "is" over-loadable.
> It finally go shot down because it so profoundly messed
> with people's understanding

I would even mention the whitespace overloading "idea":


Even in C++, not everything can be overloaded.  Some applications are
best served by a special purpose language rather than by adding
features to a general purpose one.

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