[Python-Dev] What about PEP 299?

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Tue Mar 28 23:47:03 CEST 2006

On 3/28/06, Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
> since I found myself writing "if __name__ == '__main__'"
> often these days, I wondered whether PEP 299 could be pronounced
> upon. I'm not proposing putting it into 2.5, but it should be
> relatively small a change.

If you're asking for a quick pronouncement, it's going to be "no".
It's not worth the change (in docs, user habits, etc.) and there's
nothing particularly broken.

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

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