PEP 526 - var annotations and the spirit of python

Ben Finney ben+python at
Tue Jul 3 22:58:08 EDT 2018

Jim Lee <jlee54 at> writes:

> If you were to say John had 2 apples, Jane had 4 apples, and Joe had
> an indefinite number of apples, how many numbers are we talking about?

Three numbers. And “indefinite” is not one of those numbers. So, no,
that doesn't support “"indefinite" is a number”.

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