Author steven.daprano
Recipients steven.daprano, thautwarm, vtheno athena
Date 2018-10-03.10:01:33
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On Wed, Oct 03, 2018 at 09:49:06AM +0000, thautwarm wrote:
> Steven, this problem is quite interesting because it just allows users 
> to cause fatal errors without any invalid operations.

How is that different from every other case of shadowing a builtin?

len = 45
print(len("hello world"))

The ability to shadow builtins is a feature, not a bug.

I have no specific objection to changing assert so that it raises the 
actual honest-to-goodness AssertionError, but that would be an 
enhancement, not a bug-fix.

(To be honest, that's what I assumed it would do, until I tried it.)
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