Incomparable abominations

Lulu of the Lotus-Eaters mertz at
Fri Mar 21 19:10:25 CET 2003

"John Roth" <johnroth at> wrote previously:
|But that's not the issue. Suggested changes to Python won't happen
|if there's any likelihood of breaking people's code. Incompatible
|changes need a lot of justification

Except, of course, in the case of Python 2.1 breaking lots of working
code by making complex numbers incomparable to numbers (but happily
comparable to other types). :-(

Yours, Lulu...

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