[Python-Dev] code blocks using 'for' loops and generators
jcarlson at uci.edu
Mon Mar 14 21:58:29 CET 2005
Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> 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.
Since PEP 310 was already mentioned, can we just say that the discussion
can be boiled down to different ways of spelling __enter__/__exit__ from
If so, then if either one of you really want/need this kind of thing,
maybe one of you should pick up the PEP, address the issues sufficiently,
and make it happen.
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