"as" keyword woes

Aaron Brady castironpi at gmail.com
Sun Dec 7 12:16:56 CET 2008


On Dec 6, 2:29 pm, "Guido van Rossum" <gu... at python.org> wrote:
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> > So, assuming I now wish to propose a corrective PEP to remedy this
> > situation for Python 3.1 and beyond, what is the best way to get started
> > on such a proposal?
>
> Don't bother writing a PEP to make 'as' available as an attribute
> again. It has no chance of being accepted. Instead, think of a
> different word you could use.

You could use the Latin 'qua' or the Spanish 'como', for example.

qua: -dictionary.com

–adverb
as; as being; in the character or capacity of: The work of art qua art
can be judged by aesthetic criteria only.




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