[Python-Dev] Making None a keyword
26 Apr 2002 11:40:02 +0100
Guido van Rossum <email@example.com> writes:
> I'd like to make None a keyword. This prevents dumb users from
> assigning to it and screwing themselves, and can cause a slight
> speedup because using None avoids two dict lookups.
You are going to make this issue a warning in 2.3, right?
There are two ways of constructing a software design: one way is to
make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies and the
other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious
deficiencies. -- C. A. R. Hoare