Author loewis
Recipients DragonFireCK, Horpner, alex, benjamin.peterson, brett.cannon, bruno.dupuis, cvrebert, daniel.urban, georg.brandl, ikelly, loewis, meador.inge, mrabarnett, ncoghlan, python-dev, steven.daprano, terry.reedy
Date 2012-12-06.15:37:02
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I claim that this is not a bug in the existing versions. It is documented as "illegal" to assign to None:

So what exactly happens if you manage to bypass the existing checks is implementation-specific (or, in the C sense, "undefined behavior"). Therefore, the reaction of Python 2.7 (e.g.) is perfectly fine.
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