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Author lemburg
Recipients amaury.forgeotdarc, benjamin.peterson, brett.cannon, christian.heimes, georg.brandl, lemburg, mark.dickinson, pitrou, rhettinger
Date 2008-12-09.16:45:27
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On 2008-12-09 16:06, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> Antoine Pitrou <> added the comment:
>> The idea was to have one implementation of the work-around (a>b) - (b<a)
>> instead of 10 or so instances of this snippet in the Python stdlib
>> and probably a few hundred places in other code.
> But what use-case does it solve, except for making legacy code easier to
> port to Py3k?

It implements the DRY principle.
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2008-12-09 16:45:29lemburgsetrecipients: + lemburg, brett.cannon, georg.brandl, rhettinger, amaury.forgeotdarc, mark.dickinson, pitrou, christian.heimes, benjamin.peterson
2008-12-09 16:45:28lemburglinkissue1717 messages
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