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Author josh.r
Recipients SilentGhost, arigo, eryksun, josh.r, serhiy.storchaka
Date 2016-05-31.21:06:04
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That would also work. The argument I'd give in favor of performing a pass that replaces it with a literal True or False is that you don't have update as many places, don't have to worry about missing a place, and you don't have to decide if __debug__ is a reference to True or False, or a new object entirely.

It's just too easy to miss a case where __debug__ should be special and not notice (because optimizations aren't heavily tested for specific byte code outputs or anything), where a missed optimization for the True or False constant is much less likely to go unnoticed.
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