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Ethan Furman ethan at
Sat Oct 23 16:50:54 EDT 2021

On 10/23/21 6:42 AM, Jon Ribbens via Python-list wrote:
 > On 2021-10-23, Chris Angelico wrote:

 >> The onus is on you to show that it needs to be more flexible.
 > Is it though?


 > It seems to me that the onus is on you to show that
 > this special case is special enough to be given its own unique
 > existence.

It already has existence, so no further proof is needed.

 > It's a bit surprising that the PEP doesn't discuss this
 > decision at all.

In conversations as long as that one was, I'm not surprised this and maybe a couple other options didn't make it back to 
the PEP.  Nevertheless, I recall the decision to start simple, and expand later if needed.


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