Author rhettinger
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Date 2010-11-04.02:23:59
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> assertLess, on the other hand, I often get wrong, 
> since it is *not* __lt__ spelled out.

Right.  Even Michael gets that one wrong.

Meditate on why Guido created the special method __lt__ instead of __less_than__.

Regardless of why Guido made that choice, we do already have a standard way to spell less-than in Python, and it would be good to stick with it.
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