I support PEP 326

Josiah Carlson jcarlson at nospam.uci.edu
Mon Jan 26 21:24:33 CET 2004

> +1 on the PEP.  The names Max and Min seem fine to me, but I'm not
> married to them.
> What would be the consequence of making Min and None compare equal? 
> Then the "None as second lowest" issue goes away.  I can't think of an
> example where that would cause problems, but there probably are
> some...

The issue is that when Min and None are in a sequence that gets sorted, 
you can end up with Minimums and Nones getting interspersed like so:
[Min, None, Min...]

In general, that behavior is frowned upon.

  - Josiah

More information about the Python-list mailing list