[Python-Dev] "as" mania

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Tue Mar 7 18:52:16 CET 2006

[HPH the BDFL]
> I suggest you file those as products of an overactive imagination. :-)

At least not only mine. ;)

> Have you even tried to define precise semantics for any of those, like
> the expansion of "with E as V: B" in PEP 343?


if expr as name:

would be equivalent to

name = expr
if name:
del name

Same for while.


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