[Python-ideas] Possible PEP 380 tweak

Jacob Holm jh at improva.dk
Sat Oct 30 01:46:23 CEST 2010

On 2010-10-30 01:37, Greg Ewing wrote:
> Guido van Rossum wrote:
>> But since this PEP also specifies "return value" it would be nice if
>> there was a convenient way to capture this value, and close seems to
>> be it.
> Sorry, I missed that bit -- you're right, it does need to be
> allowed for in PEP 380 if we're to do this. I'm still not
> convinced that it isn't a wrongheaded idea, though. The fact
> that it doesn't play well with yield-from gives off a very
> bad smell to me.
> It seems highly incongruous for the PEP to propose a feature
> that's incompatible with the main idea of the whole thing.

Which is exactly why I'm suggesting dropping "return value" from PEP 380
and then doing it *right* in PEP 3152, which has a much better rationale
for the "return value" feature anyway.

- Jacob

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