[Python-Dev] Re: Re: Call for defense of @decorators
tjreedy at udel.edu
Sat Aug 7 06:12:19 CEST 2004
"Guido van Rossum" <guido at python.org> wrote in message
news:200408061634.i76GYEZ07623 at guido.python.org...
> > - change the language ref that talks about this to state that
> > although Python currently doesn't use these symbols, this is not
> > stopping a future version of Python from using them for some new
> > feature.
> Does that really have to be stated?
All that is needed is the addition of 'currently' in the sentence about
illegality. Compare with "The Python compiler currently generates the
following byte code instructions. " (LibRef 18.10.1) which has the same
word to guard against the same false presumption of stability and
Terry J. Reedy
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