[Python-Dev] assignment expressions: an alternative alternative proposal

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Wed Apr 25 11:51:17 EDT 2018

On Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 1:46 AM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 2:27 AM, Steve Holden <steve at holdenweb.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 6:16 AM, Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info>
>> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 03:54:30PM -0700, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>>> > We should really take this back to python-ideas at this point.
>>> Please no :-(
>> +1
> Maybe I should have just said "no". Thanks Steven D'A for saving everyone
> yet another detour on this proposal.
> I'm pretty excited myself about NAME := <expression> and am mostly ignoring
> the current crop of counter-proposal.

Of course, if someone wants to start a python-bad-ideas mailing list,
I'm sure some of these alternatives would be perfect for it...

If anyone hasn't seen the latest iteration of the PEP, I recently
re-posted it. And it's always available here:



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