[Python-ideas] Should Python have user-defined constants?

Joseph Jevnik joejev at gmail.com
Tue Nov 21 02:38:45 EST 2017

How is that different from "pi = 3.14"?

On Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 1:33 AM, Saeed Baig <saeedbaig616 at icloud.com> wrote:
> Hey guys I am thinking of perhaps writing a PEP to introduce user-defined
> constants to Python. Something along the lines of Swift’s “let” syntax (e.g.
> “let pi = 3.14”).
> Do you guys think it would be a good idea? Why or why not? Do you think
> there’s a better way to do it? I’d like to know what others think about this
> idea before making any formal submission (I’ve already posted this same
> question on python-list, but I just wanted to gauge opinion here too).
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