[Python-Dev] list.extend

Tim Peters tim.one@comcast.net
Fri, 28 Jun 2002 12:18:34 -0400

[Barry, on 'access']
> python-mode.el gained knowledge of it in 1996:
> revision 2.81
> date: 1996/09/04 15:21:55;  author: bwarsaw;  state: Exp;  lines: +4 -4
> (python-font-lock-keywords): with Python 1.4 `access' is no a keyword

You're misreading "no" as "now" instead of "not".  This patch removed
'access' from python-font-lock-keywords, and that's exactly what "is no a
keyword" meant to me considering it was BarrySpeak <wink>.

> Which is just before Python 1.4 final.  I've no idea when it went
> away.

According to Misc/HISTORY, the bulk of it vanished in 1.4beta3, with
assorted forgetten pieces removed over the following years.

>     TP> Well, at least not the ones we've told people about.  Barry's
>     TP> hack to make
>     TP>     print << file, '%d' % i
>     TP> read an int i from file may well go away.
> It will last week.  Freakin' time machine erased all evidence
> tomorrow.

Damn -- it's already gone from my disk!  Quick, document it before