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Author rhettinger
Recipients eric.araujo, rhettinger, stutzbach
Date 2010-07-10.22:08:11
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Concrete classes are allowed to have more features than the corresponding ABC.  The ABCs are not intended to be full-featured; instead, they specify the part of the API that will be guaranteed.  For example, the union() method for built-in sets allows two or more set arguments, but the corresponding method for the ABC is limited to two arguments.  This was an intentional difference, designed to make it easier for people to implement a Set class.

That being said, the omission of isdisjoint() was an oversight and I see no reason that this shouldn't be fixed.
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