Noob question: Is all this typecasting normal?

Steven D'Aprano steve at
Sat Jan 3 03:47:57 CET 2009

On Fri, 02 Jan 2009 21:02:19 -0500, Steve Holden wrote:

> Ben Finney wrote:
>> vk <vminch at> writes:
>>>> If there were, I would expect it to conform with PEP 8 (get those
>>>> ugly camelCase names outta there :-)
>>> haha, please forgive me.
>>> I'll try and think of some more creative names.
>> They don't need to be creative; they merely need to conform with the
>> naming scheme as laid out in the PEP.
> They don't *need* to do that.

They do if you want it accepted into the standard library, which was the 

Not *my* hope, you understand, but that of the person who suggested it :)


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