[Python-Dev] Got None. Maybe Some?

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Mon Dec 22 14:35:42 EST 2003

> But then again, I've had Some since I thought of it.  I'm all about this
> free software idea, and I know that it could be useful to others.  I
> suppose I'll just post information about Some and a sample
> implementation (combination of yours and mine) on my website or somesuch.

Just please, Please, PLEASE come up with a better name.  Some is just
too mysterious.  Remember that it is *not* in most senses the opposite
of None.  And even if it was, Some would be a poor choice of name.

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

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