Important questions about __future__

Ramchandra Apte maniandram01 at
Thu Jan 3 10:43:44 CET 2013

On Thursday, 3 January 2013 14:57:42 UTC+5:30, Andrew Berg  wrote:
> Does 'from __future__ import barry_as_FLUFL' do anything? Despite PEP
> 401, using print as a statement still raises a SyntaxError.
> Where is 'from __future__ import braces' implemented in CPython (it's
> not in
> -- 
> CPython 3.3.0 | Windows NT 6.2.9200.16461
barry_as_FLUFL is probably simply a joke future statement (Barry is at the head of Python Development and would probably replace Guido in the future) (Guido is typically only active on python-ideas).
from __future__ import braces is the Future statement (see
import __future__ simply imports as a plain, ordinary module

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