[Python-ideas] For-loop variable scope: simultaneous possession and ingestion of cake
greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sat Oct 4 05:25:51 CEST 2008
Bruce Leban wrote:
> Comparing our
> suggestions, I think local a,b: is a bit more clear than let a = value,
> b = value: and mine does not force you to initialize the variables.
I tend to favour 'let' because it has a long history
of use in other languages for a very similar purpose,
and will be instantly recognisable to anyone familiar
with those languages.
But it's really only a choice of keyword. If allowing
for non-initialization is desirable, it could be
permitted to say
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