[Python-Dev] [poll] New name for __builtins__
brett at python.org
Sat Dec 1 04:18:42 CET 2007
On Nov 30, 2007 3:16 PM, Fred Drake <fdrake at acm.org> 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.
Yeah. I figured your rambling tolerance had already been hit on this
and you were just going to pick something.
> +1 for a module named "builtin", or something similarly obscure.
+1 for your (Guido's) 'builtins' suggestion so that there is symmetry
with __builtins__ and 'builtins'.
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