[Python-Dev] [poll] New name for __builtins__

Neil Toronto ntoronto at cs.byu.edu
Sat Dec 1 00:42:47 CET 2007

Fred Drake wrote:
> On Nov 30, 2007, at 6:05 PM, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>> It's almost as if nobody has seen my proposal to leave __builtins__
>> alone and rename the __builtin__ module instead.
> I suspect that's indistinguishable from everyone being tired of the  
> discussion, knowing that you're going to pick something reasonable in  
> spite of our yammering.
> +1 for a module named "builtin", or something similarly obscure.

Would it be too confusing to call it "builtins"?


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