New PEP: The directive statement

Remco Gerlich scarblac at
Thu Mar 22 16:49:59 CET 2001

Martin von Loewis <loewis at> wrote in comp.lang.python:
> Generalization is a dangerous thing: you can too easily cross the
> border to over-generalization.

This is exactly what 'directive' is trying to do, lumping transitional
language changes in with options.

Remco Gerlich

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