bool behavior in Python 3000?
nis at superlativ.dk
Thu Jul 12 14:31:46 CEST 2007
Alan Isaac skrev:
> Since it is seemingly ignored in most of the comments
> on this thread, I just want to remind that PEP 285
> says this:
> In an ideal world, bool might be better implemented as a
> separate integer type that knows how to perform mixed-mode
> I mentioned Python 3000 since that is an opportunity for an ideal world.
You forgot to quote this bit:
4) Should we strive to eliminate non-Boolean operations on bools
in the future, through suitable warnings, so that for example
True+1 would eventually (in Python 3000) be illegal?
There's a small but vocal minority that would prefer to see
"textbook" bools that don't support arithmetic operations at
all, but most reviewers agree with me that bools should always
allow arithmetic operations.
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