Guido rethinking removal of cmp from sort method

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at
Mon Apr 4 20:47:49 EDT 2011

On Tue, 05 Apr 2011 07:41:37 +1000, Chris Angelico wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 7:10 AM, rantingrick <rantingrick at>
> wrote:
>> olks who have vast libraries of Python code that have been rendered
>> useless because a few elites have spent too much time lamenting
>> minutia.
> How is the code "rendered useless" when (a) Python 2.7 is still the
> default Python in many places, and (b) in any place where it's not, it's
> going to be about one command to install a python2?

Please don't feed the troll.

Check the archives. rantingrick isn't interested in good-faith debate. 
He's trying to rally followers to lead on his crusade to save Python from 
itself (which *entirely* consists of him declaring that there is a 
problem, and everyone else dropping what they're doing to do the actual 
work of fixing it).


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