On Nov 25, 2008, at 12:59 PM, Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:

> But your post made me think using this syntax in the future might be
> impossible.  It already abused somewhere (in the real code).  Sigh.

I'm OK if you deprecate it in 1.9.3: I've used in just a few times,  
and there are always alternatives. I just have this stupid need to  
stick up for the underdog, and felt I had to react when you called the  
poor thing "useless." I was worried you'd hurt its feelings.


Dave