On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 11:13 PM Paul Moore <p.f.moore@gmail.com> wrote:
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2. Can someone summarise the *other* arguments for the proposal? I'm
genuinely struggling to recall what they are (assuming they exist).

My own argument was uniformity: allowing starred expression in other places, and I claim that the None-aware operator "come out" naturally from this uniformity.

I understand that uniformity is not held high as far as decision making goes, and I was also kindly asked not to divert this thread, so I did not repeat it, but the argument is there.

Elazar