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Author r.david.murray
Recipients Arfrever, Axel.Wegen, Laurent.Mazuel, belopolsky, d0ugal, docs@python, draghuram, eric.araujo, georg.brandl, ggenellina, giampaolo.rodola, hynek, ijmorlan, jokoala, r.david.murray, terry.reedy, ysj.ray, zooko
Date 2012-08-13.12:40:19
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Silence doesn't mean consent, but it does mean you can go ahead and see if anyone complains :)

I think your proposal is fine, but I'd prefer making the sentinels just "IGNORE" and "FAIL".  The module namespace means the names themselves don't have to be fully qualified.
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