Author gvanrossum
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Date 2008-02-12.18:07:07
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> Okay, Nick; you've got me convinced.  For some reason I wasn't really
> thinking of these methods as alternative constructors---in this light,
> your arguments about doing the same as __new__, and about established
> patterns, make perfect sense.
>
> Looking back at the discussion, Jeffrey looked like he was +/-0 on the
> change, and Guido was answering a slightly different question (about
> __add__ instead of constructors);  I then took his answer out of context
> to justify the change  :(
>
> So I'll change this back unless there's further discussion.

Sounds good.

BTW I think the next goal should be to reduce the cost of constructing
a Fraction out of to plain ints by at least an order of magnitude. I
believe this is possible.
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