[Numpy-discussion] logical_and operator, &&, is missing?

Sasha ndarray at mac.com
Sun Jun 25 15:22:02 CDT 2006


On 6/24/06, Eric Firing <efiring at hawaii.edu> wrote:
> Out of curiosity, is there a simple explanation as to why "and" cannot
> be overridden but operators like "&" can?  Is it a fundamental
> distinction between operators and keywords?
>

There is no fundamental reason. In fact overloadable boolean operators
were proposed for python: <http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0335>




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