[Python-Dev] rationale for the no-new-features approach
skip at pobox.com
Wed Mar 9 14:03:52 CET 2005
Anthony> Goal 4: Try and prevent something like
Anthony> True, False
Anthony> except NameError:
Anthony> True, False = 1, 0
Anthony> from ever ever happening again.
I will point out that in the transition from 2.3 to 2.4 our code that uses
x = set
from sets import Set as set
Rather ugly. I suppose I could just put the necessary incantation in
sitecustomize to dump the set name in builtins, but it would be kinda nice
if this sort of thing could be avoided in the future.
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