[Python-ideas] 'where' statement in Python?

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Tue Jul 20 07:29:01 CEST 2010

Sergio Davis writes:

 > I'm considering the following extension to Python's grammar: adding the
 > 'where' keyword, which would work as follows:
 > where_expr : expr 'where' NAME '=' expr

We just had a long thread about this.


The sentiment was about -0 to -0.5 on the idea in general, although a
couple of people with experience in implementing Python syntax
expressed sympathy for it.

There have also been threads on earlier variations of the idea,
referenced in the thread above.


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