[Python-Dev] Importance of "async" keyword

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Thu Jul 2 00:02:52 CEST 2015

Sven R. Kunze wrote:
> I like the 'await' syntax to mark suspension points. But the 'async' 
> coloring makes no sense to me. It is an implementation details of 
> asyncio (IMHO).

Functions containing an "await" are going to be coloured
in any case -- that's unavoidable, given that await is
built on the iterator protocol. The only question is
whether to have an explicit marker for it.


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