why not extending the syntax for classes, too ?

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Sun Feb 9 22:43:20 CET 2003


holger krekel wrote:

> Erik Max Francis wrote:
>
> > Because it means renaming what?
> 
> the function or class name?
> 
>     class checker as tracer:
>         ...

I'm still totally confused as to how choosing "as" is renaming anything.
We're talking about a syntax that is not yet introduced to the language.
So if in the proposal "is" is changed to "as," nothing is actually
changing, since nothing exists yet.  Right?

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