[Python-Dev] PEP 340 - possible new name for block-statement

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Fri Apr 29 19:42:32 CEST 2005

On Fri, Apr 29, 2005, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> [Phillip J. Eby]
>> Although I'd personally prefer a no-keyword approach:
>>      synchronized(self):
>>          with_file("foo") as f:
>>              # etc.
> I'd like that too, but it was shot down at least once. Maybe we can
> resurrect it?
>     opening("foo") as f:
>         # etc.

I'm still -1 for the same reason I mentioned earlier: function calls
spanning multiple lines are moderately common in Python code, and it's
hard to distinguish these cases because multi-line calls usually get
indented like blocks.
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