[Python-Dev] Making None a keyword

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Thu, 25 Apr 2002 23:17:35 -0400

> I can help with the compiler changes.

Great!  (Though I was hoping someone from outside PythonLabs -- we're
already too busy, and you in particular.)

> What about True and False?  Same logic -- prevent accidental harm,
> prevent people from doing silly things to make them faster.

Maybe in Python 3.0.  Old code could define these as variables and we
don't want to break that.  (I have no mercy for old code that defines
None, but True and False are a difference case. :-)

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)