Important questions about __future__

Ramchandra Apte maniandram01 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 10:45:00 CET 2013


On Thursday, 3 January 2013 15:13:44 UTC+5:30, Ramchandra Apte  wrote:
> On Thursday, 3 January 2013 14:57:42 UTC+5:30, Andrew Berg  wrote:
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> > Does 'from __future__ import barry_as_FLUFL' do anything? Despite PEP
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> > 401, using print as a statement still raises a SyntaxError.
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> > Where is 'from __future__ import braces' implemented in CPython (it's
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> > not in __future__.py)?
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> > CPython 3.3.0 | Windows NT 6.2.9200.16461
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> 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).
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> from __future__ import braces is the Future statement (see http://docs.python.org/3/library/__future__.html)
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> import __future__ simply imports __future__.py as a plain, ordinary module

Link should have been http://docs.python.org/3/reference/simple_stmts.html#future

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