[Python-ideas] PEP 484 (Type Hints) -- first draft round

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Sat Jan 17 00:58:40 CET 2015

On Sat, Jan 17, 2015 at 9:37 AM, Petr Viktorin <encukou at gmail.com> wrote:
> So "unixoid" just means "not Windows"?
> Any new platform Python will be ported to (looking at Micropython for
> example) is expected to be "unixoid"?
> Can it just be spelled ``not WINDOWS``?

I've only just now figured out that the "oid" here is the suffix
meaning "similar/related to", and has nothing to do with object IDs or
other uses of the term OID. Could it be spelled POSIXISH or UNIXISH or
something? The -ish suffix doesn't collide with as many
computer-related concepts.


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