[Python-ideas] relaxing keyword usage restrictions

H Krishnan hetchkay at gmail.com
Mon Sep 5 09:23:32 CEST 2011

> Wrong. It's for the community to decide. The python community regularly decides to reject changes for no more reason than they might confuse a reader and provide no real benefit. Your examples show no benefit, and are obviously confusing.
Not sure I understand this point very well. Could I start a separate
thread to say that Python should grab 'was' and 'were' as keywords so
that a user is not able to write:
if was is were:
   was = not were

Sorry, that was tongue in cheek...


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