PEP 526 - var annotations and the spirit of python

Ben Finney ben+python at
Wed Jul 4 00:25:38 EDT 2018

Jim Lee <jlee54 at> writes:

> On 07/03/18 19:58, Ben Finney via Python-list wrote:
> > 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”.
> >
> Exactly.  And you've just confirmed my original argument.  Thanks!

Still no, because you're the only one who claimed "indefinite" is a number.

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Ben Finney

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