None assigment

Simon Brunning SBrunning at
Thu Feb 8 07:20:27 EST 2001

> From:	Gregoire Welraeds [SMTP:greg at]
> While playing a bit with python 2.0, I found that I can assign some value
> to None
> If it is a feature (I suppose it is not a bug :), what is the interest of
> this ?
Feature. 'None' is just a label, and just like any other label, you can
always assign to it. I'm not aware of any way of preventing a label from
being assigned to.

Doesn't make it a good idea, though...

Simon Brunning
TriSystems Ltd.
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