[Python-Dev] DeprecationWarning: assignment shadows builtin

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Wed, 16 Jul 2003 17:51:17 -0400

> Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > But this is yet another situation where this warning is issued but it
> > really shouldn't be issued.

> Yup, and I'm sure there are more.
> > I'm beginning to think that perhaps we should make it a
> > PendingDeprecationWarning instead?  That should be simple even this
> > close to the 2.3c1 release.
> Changing the warning class or removing it completely should be no
> problem.

OK, let's remove it comletely.  Its time will come.

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