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

Reinhold Birkenfeld reinhold-birkenfeld-nospam at wolke7.net
Sat Apr 30 00:53:12 CEST 2005

Guido van Rossum wrote:

>> Another possibility just occurred to me. How about "using"?
> Blah. I'm beginning to like block just fine. With using, the choice of
> word for the generator name becomes iffy IMO; and it almost sounds
> like it's a simple renaming: "using X as Y" could mean "Y = X".

FWIW, the first association when seeing

block something:

is with the verb "to block", and not with the noun, which is most displeasing.


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