[Python-ideas] combine for/with statement
bruce at leapyear.org
Wed Aug 3 07:10:49 CEST 2011
On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 6:11 PM, Mark McDuff <mmcduff at gmail.com> wrote:
> I find that I am often writing code in the following pattern:
> foo = MyContextManager(*args)
> for bar in my_iter:
> with foo:
> # do stuff
> I think it would be much cleaner to be able to write:
> for bar in my_iter with MyContextManager(*args):
> # do stuff
The parts of the for statement have *no connection at all* to the parts of
the with statement. They're just stuck together which doesn't make much
sense to me.
When I read the subject of the original mail I immediately thought of this
with open(foo) as _:
for line in _:
which would at least make some sense if we could splice these together as
with line in open(foo):
But no matter how common this might be, I have to agree with:
On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 9:32 PM, Chris Rebert <pyideas at rebertia.com> wrote:
> ... Down this path lies Perl ...
For every combination like this, there's another one just past it on the
road to Perl.
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