"as" keyword woes

Martin P. Hellwig martin.hellwig at dcuktec.org
Wed Dec 3 23:02:24 CET 2008


Warren DeLano wrote:
> A bottom line / pragmatic question... hopefully not a FAQ.
> 
> Why was it necessary to make "as" a reserved keyword?  
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Because it can be used at the import statement to let the imported thing 
be known under another name?
Something like:

 >>> import xml.etree.ElementTree as ET

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mph



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