Rich Comparisons Gotcha

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Mon Dec 8 19:40:58 CET 2008

Robert Kern wrote:

> There is an explicit policy that __eq__() methods can return non-bools 
> for various purposes. I consider that policy to a "presence that can be 
> removed". There is no check because that policy exists, not the other 
> way around.

OK, presence in manual versus presence in code.
> Anyways, this is really a semantic digression, and not particularly 
> important. Peace?


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