[Python-Dev] Constants

Eric S. Raymond esr@snark.thyrsus.com
Wed, 31 May 2000 14:05:33 -0400

I just looked at Jeremy Hylton's warts posting
at <http://starship.python.net/crew/amk/python/writing/warts.html>

It reminded me that one feature I really, really want in Python 3000
is the ability to declare constants.  Assigning to a constant should 
raise an error.

Is this on the to-do list?
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