while expression feature proposal
cs at zip.com.au
Thu Oct 25 00:56:22 CEST 2012
On 25Oct2012 09:40, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
| On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 9:26 AM, Cameron Simpson <cs at zip.com.au> wrote:
| > If I could write this as:
| > if re_FUNKYPATTERN.match(test_string) as m:
| > do stuff with the results of the match, using "m"
| Then you'd be right there with C-like languages where assignment is an
| expression :)
| while (tok = strtok(blah,blah)) ... do something with tok ...
Well, yes, that's the core convenience of the suggested syntax.
But without the =/== accident opportunity.
But with another assignment that doesn't look like an asisgnment syntax.
Like I said, I'm -0.
Cameron Simpson <cs at zip.com.au>
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