Author eric.smith
Recipients eric.araujo, eric.smith, gosella, mark.dickinson, mrabarnett
Date 2010-06-14.11:23:34
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Addressing just the last part of Mark's message right now:

The PEP goes on to say:
    Implementation note: The implementation of this proposal is
    not required to enforce the rule about a simple or dotted name
    being a valid Python identifier.  ...

I rely on getattr lookup failing for dotted names, but for simple names there's no check at all. I agree it's desirable to leave this behavior.
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