PEP 309 - Built-in closure type (with tentative syntax proposal)

Peter Harris scav at blueyonder.co.uk
Wed Feb 26 10:28:26 CET 2003


Alex Martelli <aleaxit at yahoo.com> wrote in message news:<b2tqpq026u1 at enews2.newsguy.com>...
> Consider that sets, for example, HAVE had to start their
> life as a standard library module, NOT as a built-in type.
> Is currying a more fundamental and precious concept than
> SETS...?!  Not really.  So...
> 
> 
> Alex

Well, when you put it that way I can see your point.

But then I was in favour of sets being built-in and having the
compiler accept syntax like {1,2,3} to construct them. I'm
probably just too keen on that sort of thing.

Peter




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