[Python-ideas] A real limitation of contextlib.nested()

Ron Adam rrr at ronadam.com
Sun Mar 15 13:58:57 CET 2009

Nick Coghlan wrote:

> Dedicated syntax (such as the form that Christian proposed) would fix
> this problem:
>   with lock, (open(infile) as fin), (open(outfile, 'w') as fout):
>       fout.write(fin.read())

Could 'and' possibly be used sense it is a flow control operator in python.

    with lock
           and open(infile) as fin
           and open(outfile, 'w' as fout:


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