comparison between non-comparable objects
ltwisabc at gmail.com
Tue Jan 8 08:53:50 CET 2013
> When quoting some online source, please give a reference link. It took
> me a while to find the following page with your quote in it:
> in section "6.9 Comparisons"
Sorry about that. Thanks for finding the link.
> > but that seems to be Python 2 behavior; Python 3 apparently raises a
> > TypeError. Does the documentation need updating?
> That sentence is correct in context. The bullet items there are labeled
> "Comparison of objects of the same type..." And the particular bullet
> also qualifies the type of the two objects being compared: " Most
> other objects of built-in types..."
Got it, I was confusing built-in types with built-in functions--I
incorrectly thought object(), for example, returned an object of a
built-in type, and was behaving differently in Python 2 and 3:
object() < object()
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