On Mon, May 31, 2021 at 11:41 PM Steven D'Aprano <email@example.com> wrote:Not every builtin needs a mollyguard to protect against misuse.I'm not likely to rebind `Ellipsis` so that's not really my concern. Rather, I'm interested in the point André Roberge started the thread with.
_______________________________________________The repr of '...' should be more self-explanatory to beginners. It's basically co-opting the square brackets or parenthesis to mean something that doesn't really have anything to do with calling or indexing in order to have a repr—in tracebacks specifically, but elsewhere also—that reminds users of the connection between `...` and `Ellipsis`.--
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