[Python-Dev] [Python-3000] Pre-pre PEP for 'super' keyword

Tristan Seligmann mithrandi-python-dev at mithrandi.za.net
Mon Apr 30 02:11:37 CEST 2007

* Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> [2007-04-29 16:30:18 -0700]:

> On 4/29/07, Jim Jewett <jimjjewett at gmail.com> wrote:
> > So it is a "keyword" in the sense that None is a keyword; not in the
> > stronger sense that "if" is a keyword?
> Um, how do you see those two differ? Is 'if' a keyword in the same
> sense as 'or', or in a different sense?

In my mind, 'if' and 'or' are "syntax", whereas things like 'None' or
'True' are "values"; even if None becomes an actual keyword, rather than
a builtin.
mithrandi, i Ainil en-Balandor, a faer Ambar
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