On Thu, May 17, 2018 at 12:55 PM, Manuel Barkhau <mbarkhau@gmail.com> wrote:
              continue if not is_valid(elem)

how is this better than:

if not is_valid(elem):


But even if it is, that might be a consideration for a new language, but adding it to python now is pretty darn unlikely.
When there is an expression involved for the case of a `return`
or `raise` statement, I don't think it's such a great style,
because the conditional gets hidden off to the right.

now I"m confused -- if it's not a great sytle, why suggest it?

and I was thinking that the one good thing is that the "return" or "break" is  a bit more prominent -- which could be a good thing.

Alternatively, is there a good way I can implement this as a
preprocessor for myself?

I'm pretty sure not -- python is very dynamic, but not let you redefine the language semantics.

Other than as a import hook that re-wrote the code on the fly.

but really -- don't do that -- then no one else will understand your code.



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