[Python-Dev] PEP 328 and PEP 338, redux

Giovanni Bajo rasky at develer.com
Wed Jun 28 19:21:33 CEST 2006

Guido van Rossum wrote:

>>> This is where I wonder why the "def __main__()" PEP was rejected in
>>> the first place. It would have solved this problem as well.
>> Could this be reconsidered for Py3k?
> You have a point.

AFAICT, there's nothing preventing it from being added in 2.6. It won't
break existing code with the "if name == main" paradigm.
Giovanni Bajo

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