metaclasses for type comparison
eppstein at ics.uci.edu
Thu Sep 11 23:11:41 CEST 2003
In article <q6o1mv0tt1lgnhmmcvig9926rmuimc60he at 4ax.com>,
Gon?alo Rodrigues <op73418 at mail.telepac.pt> wrote:
> ><= is supposed to be a total ordering, so it is not a good idea to use
> >it for partial orders such as subclass hierarchies.
> Is it? I never came across such a supposition, which in itself says
> nothing because I have very little experience anyway, but what about
> set inclusion in the sets module which can be written as <=?
I don't have 2.3 yet, so haven't used sets yet, but what happens if you
try to sort a list of sets?
I found a message
tml> from Guido wondering about this but didn't see what the response
David Eppstein http://www.ics.uci.edu/~eppstein/
Univ. of California, Irvine, School of Information & Computer Science
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