[Python-Dev] A "day of silence" on PEP 572?

Ivan Pozdeev vano at mail.mipt.ru
Fri Jul 6 15:29:47 EDT 2018

On 06.07.2018 1:40, Guido van Rossum wrote:

> Thanks you for writing up a proposal. There have been many proposals 
> made, including 'EXPR as NAME', similar to yours. It even has a small 
> section in the PEP: 
> https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0572/#alternative-spellings. It's 
> really hard to choose between alternatives, but all things considered 
> I have decided in favor of `NAME := EXPR` instead. Your efforts are 
> appreciated but you would just be wasting your time if you wrote a 
> PEP. If you're interested in helping out, would you be interested in 
> working on the implementation of PEP 572?
Maybe we should call for subj? Not a day most probably, rather however 
much time is needed.

AFAICS, all the arguments have already been told and retold. So we 
should probably give Guido some peace of mind until he officially 
accepts the PEP or whatever he decides.


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