keyword that stops further processing of a Python script

Dave Benjamin ramen at
Tue Feb 17 07:06:42 CET 2004

In article <2c83305ajs1vgqt65oo97t15b82grqjd7u at>, Avi Kak wrote:
>   Does Python provide a token like Perl's __END__
>   that would mark the logical end of a Python script 
>   which could occur before the actual end of the file. 
>   I have found Perl's __END__ token to be very useful 
>   for debugging scripts.  So I was wondering if
>   Python provided a similar facility.

I think it's denoted by an endless expanse of significant whitespace.
Har, har. Sorry, couldn't resist.

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