[Python-Dev] Suggested addition to PEP 8 for context managers

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Mon Apr 16 09:13:47 CEST 2012

On 15 April 2012 18:13, Raymond Hettinger <raymond.hettinger at gmail.com> wrote:
> We should publish some advice on creating content managers.
> Context managers are a general purpose tool but have a primary
> use case of creating and releasing resources.  This creates an
> expectation that that is what the context managers are doing unless
> they explicitly say otherwise.

I'd have said this was unnecessary, but the sqlite example shows it
isn't, so +1 from me.

As a database specialist, the sqlite behaviour you show is completely
non-intuitive :-(


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