[Python-Dev] I want my sugar...
benjamin at python.org
Sun Jan 16 18:54:15 CET 2011
2011/1/16 Peter Hall <bisfik at yahoo.com>:
> I am a newbie to python, and am curious why the following syntax is not
> # Boolean test on x...
> if (x = someFunc(...)):
> # Do something with x...
> I've found it convenient in perl.
> Is the syntax actually supported, and I'm ignorant?
> Is the usage considered 'unPythonic'?
> Can you point me to any existing discussion of the issue (it must have come up
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