[Python-Dev] Python FAQ: Why doesn't Python have a "with" statement?
hodgestar at gmail.com
Sat Jun 14 22:22:22 CEST 2008
On Sat, Jun 14, 2008 at 9:53 PM, Cesare Di Mauro <cesare at pronto.it> wrote:
> Just take a look at the example I reported: don't you find it easier to read?
Sure, it's perhaps a bit easier on the eyes, but readability includes
understanding what's the code does.
Let's take an example:
> on ScrolledText.ScrolledText(master, width=60, height=37):
> insert(END, self.log.getText())
Is END an attribute of ScrolledText? Tkinter? Neither? Both? Who
knows. If we allow assignments it's even more painful. Throwing random
junk into the current scope isn't my idea of fun.
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