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

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Fri Jul 6 15:39:35 EDT 2018

I would gladly welcome a PEP 572-less development mailing-list.



On Fri, 6 Jul 2018 22:29:47 +0300
Ivan Pozdeev via Python-Dev <python-dev at python.org> wrote:
> 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.
> --
> Regards,
> Ivan

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