On Tue, Jan 12, 2021 at 8:00 PM Brett Cannon <brett@python.org> wrote:

  • It turns a None annotation into type(None).  Which means now you can't tell the difference between "None" and "type(None)".
Huh, I wasn't aware of that.

This has tripped up many people. Maybe we should just bite the bullet and change this?

--Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)