python 3's adoption

Paul Rubin at nospam.invalid
Thu Jan 28 09:37:54 CET 2010

Jonathan Gardner <jgardner at> writes:
> If you're going to have statements, you're going to need the null
> statement. That's "pass".

Why?  Expressions are statements, so you could just say "pass" (in
quotes, denoting a string literal), or 0, or None, os anything else like
that, instead of having a special statement.

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