Feature request: String-inferred names

Chris Rebert clp2 at rebertia.com
Thu Nov 26 05:49:36 CET 2009


On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 6:35 PM, The Music Guy
<FearsomeDragonfly at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
>
> I just posted to my blog about a feature that I'd like to see added to
> Python. Before I go through the trouble of learning how to write a PEP or
> how to extend the Python interpreter, I want to know what people in the
> community have to say about it.
>
> http://alphaios.blogspot.com/2009/11/python-string-inferred-names-working.html
>
> As far as I know, a feature like this does not appear in any existing PEPs.
> (If it does I would appreciate it if someone could tell me what PEP it is.)
>
> Please give and comments you may have, but I request that you be
> constructive if you must criticize...thank you!

Ugly, Perlish, and as you even admit, entirely unnecessary.
And you'd need to wait at least a year anyway:
http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-3003/

Cheers,
Chris
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