[stdlib-sig] proposed removal: the types module

Christian Heimes christian at cheimes.de
Fri Apr 4 11:23:34 CEST 2008

Barry Warsaw schrieb:
> On Apr 3, 2008, at 11:09 AM, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
>> The idea to spread type objects across several different modules
>> is just not practical.
>> If you want to test for built-in types that are used by the interpreter,
>> then you want to look in *one central place* for the type object - not
>> in a gazillion different modules.
> Exactly right.

Which is exactly what my patch http://bugs.python.org/issue1605
implements, isn't it? And what was rejected by Guido.


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