[Types-sig] check.py (was: PyDL RFC 0.02)

Tim Peters tim_one@email.msn.com
Thu, 30 Dec 1999 01:09:32 -0500

[Paul Prescod]
> My syntax is mostly based on your {GregS's] web page. I switched
> "!" for "as" based on my belief that it isn't Pythonic to use
> random keyboard characters in ways that are not universally
> understood...

FYI, in Common Lisp the name of this function is the delightful "the"; e.g.,

    (the integer (somefunc i))

looks at the value returned by (somefunc i), passes it along if it's an
integer, else raises an error.

and-some-people-say-lisp-is-unreadable<wink>-ly y'rs  - tim