[Python-Dev] Re: anonymous blocks

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Wed Apr 27 13:22:58 CEST 2005

Guido van Rossum wrote:
> I've written a PEP about this topic. It's PEP 340: Anonymous Block
> Statements (http://python.org/peps/pep-0340.html).
> Some highlights:
> - temporarily sidestepping the syntax by proposing 'block' instead of 'with'
> - __next__() argument simplified to StopIteration or ContinueIteration instance
> - use "continue EXPR" to pass a value to the generator
> - generator exception handling explained

I'm still trying to build a case for a non-looping block statement, but the 
proposed enhancements to generators look great. Any further suggestions I make 
regarding a PEP 310 style block statement will account for those generator changes.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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