Steven Bethard wrote:
line = None @withfile("readme.txt") def print_readme(fileobj): lexical line for line in fileobj: print line print "last line:" line
Since the name of the function isn't important, that could be reduced to
@withfile("readme.txt") def _(fileobj): ...
(Disclaimer: This post should not be taken as an endorsement of this abuse! I'd still much rather have a proper language feature for it.)