[Python-ideas] "Exposing" `__min__` and `__max__`

Richard Damon Richard at Damon-Family.org
Tue Jun 26 20:30:11 EDT 2018


On 6/26/18 11:34 AM, Franklin? Lee wrote:
>
> It is not possible to handle `key` without figuring out if a function
> is monotonic (a Turing-complete problem in general) or anti-monotonic
> (if that is a real term), so you MUST fall back on full iteration if a
> key is provided.
>
Monotonic (in this sense) just means never changing directions, it can
be increasing and never decreasing or decreasing and never increasing so
we don't need the 'anti-' version.

-- 
Richard Damon



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