Python and generic programming

Jeremy Bowers jerf at
Fri Oct 22 02:12:05 CEST 2004

On Fri, 22 Oct 2004 00:25:28 +0200, Alex Martelli wrote:

> Roman Suzi <rnd at> wrote:
>> I wonder, does Python support generic programming paradigm, and to what extent
> It appears to me to support generics at least as well as C++ does.  I
> just write normal code (no typechecks) and voila, the equivalent of C++
> templates (at least).  What do you think is missing?

The handcuffs.

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