How about some syntactic sugar for " __name__ == '__main__' "?

Ethan Furman ethan at
Wed Nov 12 22:19:45 CET 2014

On 11/12/2014 01:02 PM, John Ladasky wrote:
> I would like to start a discussion about whether Python should include
>  a function which executes this evaluation, and hides all of the unfriendly
>  dunderish details.  And if that's a good idea, I would invite a discussion
>  of how, exactly, it should be implemented.  I'm nowhere near proposing a
>  PEP, but that may come later.

I believe this has come up before.  You might check the Python-Ideas list to see.  If you do, please write up a summary 
of the past discussions so we can move forward instead of rehashing the same things as before.


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