[Python-Dev] Re: dict.setdefault() (Patch#101102)

Guido van Rossum guido@beopen.com
Tue, 08 Aug 2000 12:18:49 -0500

Enough said.  I've checked it in and closed Barry's patch.  Since
'default' is a Java reserved word, I decided that that would not be a
good name for it after all, so I stuck with setdefault().

> for-that-matter-i'm-a-fan-of-"from-m-import-x-as-y"-too-ly y'rs  - tim

Hm.  Predictably, I'm worried about adding 'as' as a reserved word.

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