[Python-Dev] Making None a keyword
Fri, 26 Apr 2002 12:23:34 -0400
>>>>> "GN" == Gustavo Niemeyer <email@example.com> writes:
>> Note too that we can't change the generated code at all for 2.3
>> unless under the control of a new future statement, else existing
>> None-abusing code could break.
GN> I'm trying to eat the cake and have it too, by detecting if None
GN> is being abused and disabling the change of LOAD_GLOBAL to
GN> LOAD_CONST. If it works (and probably will), we may then choose
GN> to include warnings, keep it that way forever, or whatever.
This can't be detected statically, because a global could be
>>> import foo
>>> foo.None = 12