[Python-Dev] PEP 553: Built-in debug()

Stephen J. Turnbull turnbull.stephen.fw at u.tsukuba.ac.jp
Fri Sep 8 11:36:56 EDT 2017

Barry Warsaw writes:

 > and you would drop into the debugger after foo() but before bar().
 > More rationale and details are provided in the PEP:
 >     https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0553/
 > Unlike David, but like Larry, I have a prototype implementation:
 >     https://github.com/python/cpython/pull/3355
 > P.S. This came to me in a nightmare on Sunday night, and the more I
 > explored the idea the more it frightened me.  I know exactly what I
 > was dreaming about and the only way to make it all go away was to
 > write this thing up.

What's even scarier are the Qabalistic implications of the reversal of
the PEP # and the PR #!


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