Guido rethinking removal of cmp from sort method

Benjamin Peterson benjamin at
Sat Apr 2 05:31:48 CEST 2011

Paul Rubin < <at> nospam.invalid> writes:
> I actually think Python3 actually didn't go far enough in fixing
> Python2.  I'd have frankly preferred delaying it by a few years, to
> allow PyPy to come to maturity and serve as the new main Python
> implementation, and have that drive the language change decisions.
> Instead we're going to have to give up a lot of possible improvements we
> could have gotten from the new implementation.

Why would having PyPy as the reference implementation have made this design
decisions turn out better?

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