Why keep identity-based equality comparison?
Thu Jan 12 06:13:34 EST 2006
Antoon Pardon <apardon at forel.vub.ac.be> writes:
> The bisect module doesn't have an alternate comparison function
> neither has the heapqueue module.
They could be extended. Care to enter a feature request?
> 1) Python could provide a seperare total ordering, maybe with operators
> like '<|' and '|>' and function operator.rank (with functionlity
> similar to cmp)
Based on experience that I'm sure you understand, anything like that
is going to be awfully hard to sell.
> 3) Python could provide the possibility of providing an alternate
> comparison function with heapqueue, bisect and similar modules.
That's probably the best bet.
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