Python 3.0 - is this true?

walterbyrd walterbyrd at
Sun Nov 9 04:06:14 CET 2008

On Nov 8, 7:44 pm, Steven D'Aprano <st... at REMOVE-THIS-> wrote:

> Define your own ordering if you need to sort incomparable types.

If you starting new, I suppose you can always work around this new
enhancement. But, couldn't this cause a lot of  backward compatibility

Also, I thought that part of the python philosophy was to allow any
sort of object in a list, and to allow the same methods to work with
whatever was in list.

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