[Python-Dev] PEP 572: Write vs Read, Understand and Control Flow
steve at pearwood.info
Wed Jul 4 07:35:40 EDT 2018
On Wed, Jul 04, 2018 at 03:21:29PM +0400, Abdur-Rahmaan Janhangeer wrote:
> was going to tell
> instead of := maybe => better
> := too close to other langs
The fact that := will be familiar to many people (especially if they
know Go, Pascal or Eiffel etc) is a point in its favour.
The => arrow puts the arguments around the "wrong" way compared to
name = expression
expression => name
Although personally I like that order, many people did not and I think
Guido ruled it out very early in the discussion.
Also it may be too easily confused with <= or >= or the -> syntax from
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