[Python-Dev] async __setitem__

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Sun Jun 21 11:08:00 CEST 2015

On Sun, Jun 21, 2015 at 12:48 AM, Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz>

> Nick Coghlan wrote:
>> What if we're assigning to
>> multiple targets, do the run in parallel? How is tuple unpacking
>> handled? How is augmented assignment handled?
>> If we allow asynchronous assignment, do we allow asynchronous deletion as
>> well?
> Yeah, we'd kind of be letting the camel's nose in
> here. There's no obvious place to stop until *every*
> dunder method has an async counterpart.

Exactly. We should not go here at all.

--Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)
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