Are Python's reserved words reserved in places they dont need to be?

projecktzero projecktzero at
Thu Sep 14 18:34:04 CEST 2006

Paul Rubin wrote:
> Antoon Pardon <apardon at> writes:
> > This is just an idea of mine, nothing I expect python to adapt.
> > But just suppose the language allowed for words in bold. A word
> > in bold would be considered a reserved word, a word in non bold
> > would be an identifier.
> Heh, sounds like ColorForth, in which words meant different things
> depending on what color they were written in (
> Madness, if you ask me ;-).

Yikes! I'm color blind! (I've heard that 10% of the male population is
color blind.) I'd be a very poor ColorForth programmer. =)

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