__past__ (Was: Re: PEP-317)

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Wed Jun 11 23:38:52 CEST 2003

In article <mailman.1055359042.28131.python-list at python.org>,
Gerrit Holl  <gerrit at nl.linux.org> wrote:
>How about a __past__ pseudo-module?
>from __past__ import string_exceptions # for those to lazy to update their code
>from __past__ import access
>from __past__ import implicit_instatiation
># etc.

This has been suggested before and Guido has emphatically rejected it.
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