[Python-Dev] code blocks using 'for' loops and generators

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Mon Mar 14 01:32:33 CET 2005

Brian Sabbey wrote:

> How about something like below?  In the same way 
> that "self" is passed "behind the scenes" as the first argument, so can 
> the thunk be.
> with stopwatch() result dt:
>     a()
>     b()
> print 'it took', dt, 'seconds to compute'

Something like that would be better, yes. Maybe even just

   dt = stopwatch():

Whatever keyword is used is bound to not sound right
for some usages, so it would be best if no keyword
were needed at all.

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