[Python-Dev] Making builtins more efficient

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Sat Mar 11 00:56:50 CET 2006

On 3/10/06, Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > I don't think we should make any of these keywords.
> Not even True and False? The only good reasons
> I can see for anyone wanting to shadow these
> are backwards compatibility ones.

Not even True and False.

I don't see why everything that doesn't make sense to be shadowed
ought to become a keyword. That way lies madness.

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

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