FRE: PEP 326 is D-E-A-D (was Re: How does compare work?)

Gerrit Holl gerrit at nl.linux.org
Wed Jan 28 21:10:30 CET 2004


Batista, Facundo wrote:
> Aahz wrote:
> #- >Even then, what about PEP 326, which presumes to define highest and
> #- >lowest objects that can be compared with anything?
> #- 
> #- What about it?  ;-)
> #- 
> #- (Guido just posted a Pronouncement rejecting it.)
> 
> Can't find it at http://www.python.org/doc/essays/pepparade.html
> 
> I'm looking in the wrong place?

Look in the Python-Dev Archives:

Guido said:

PEP 326 is REJECTED, because:

- The usefulness of the feature is marginal;
- it is easily implemented when you really need it; and
- we can't agree on a good way to spell it.

http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2004-January/042306.html

Gerrit.

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