Proposal: Magic Constants

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Wed Aug 27 17:35:04 CEST 2003


"John Roth" <newsgroups at jhrothjr.com> writes:

> But these are existing literal syntax. I was thinking
> more of random code where someone could currently
> juxtapose a literal and an identifier, say, without an
> intervening white space character.

>>> 10and 1
1
>>> 5or 7
5

Very much a wart of the tokenizer, though.

Cheers,
mwh

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