[Python-Dev] rationale for the no-new-features approach
bob at redivi.com
Fri Mar 11 05:34:28 CET 2005
On Mar 9, 2005, at 8:03 AM, Skip Montanaro wrote:
> Anthony> Goal 4: Try and prevent something like
> Anthony> try:
> 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
> sets has
> x = set
> except NameError:
> from sets import Set as set
> del x
> 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
> if this sort of thing could be avoided in the future.
from sets import Set as set
You don't need the rest.
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