[Python-ideas] Break the dominance of boolean values in boolean context

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Thu Sep 22 02:08:54 CEST 2011


Just put it all in the PEP -- that way it's all together.

On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 5:06 PM, Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> Guido van Rossum wrote:
>
>> Yeah, I'd like to see the new generated code. If it's even a single
>> opcode longer than the old code, that's a big cost that everybody pays
>
> In the prototype implementation it is slightly longer
> in some cases, but if we're willing to introduce a few
> more bytecode instructions it could be made the same
> length.
>
> I'll see about adding some discussion on this to the
> PEP.
>
> Concerning examples, there's already one included with
> the patch file, but it's not very visible anywhere.
>
> Would you like the examples included in-line in the PEP
> (they will be about 2-3 screenfuls each or so) or would
> it be better to host them elsewhere and just put links
> in the PEP?
>
> --
> Greg
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