[Python-Dev] Python FAQ: Why doesn't Python have a "with" statement?

Cesare Di Mauro cesare at pronto.it
Sat Jun 14 22:20:44 CEST 2008

In data 14 giugno 2008 alle ore 22:09:56, Martin v. Löwis <martin at v.loewis.de> ha scritto:

> No, not at all. I actually *like* having to specify the object on a
> method call. I find C++/Java code very hard to read which invokes a
> method without specifying this. infront of the call - in particular
> when you are unfamiliar with the class hierarchy you are looking at.
> (due to late binding, it is still difficult to find out what specific
> method is being called, but atleast you can be certain it's a method,
> and you might even have a clue what the dynamic type of the object
> is).
> So I think the FAQ should continue to claim that Python cannot grow
> a Pascal-like with statement.
> Regards,
> Martin

OK. It was just an idea...


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