[Python-Dev] Multiline with statement line continuation

Devin Jeanpierre jeanpierreda at gmail.com
Tue Aug 12 12:43:07 CEST 2014

I think this thread is probably Python-Ideas territory...

On Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 4:08 PM, Allen Li <cyberdupo56 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Currently, this works with explicit line continuation, but as all style
> guides favor implicit line continuation over explicit, it would be nice
> if you could do the following:
>     with (open('foo') as foo,
>           open('bar') as bar,
>           open('baz') as baz,
>           open('spam') as spam,
>           open('eggs') as eggs):
>         pass

The parentheses seem unnecessary/redundant/weird. Why not allow
newlines in-between "with" and the terminating ":"?

with open('foo') as foo,
       open('bar') as bar,
       open('baz') as baz:

-- Devin

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