[Python-ideas] Before and after the colon in funciton defs.

Jan Kaliszewski zuo at chopin.edu.pl
Thu Sep 22 10:11:35 CEST 2011

Eric Snow dixit (2011-09-21, 20:31):

> On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 7:01 PM, Jan Kaliszewski <zuo at chopin.edu.pl>
> wrote:
> >    spam, print, open = static (len, print, open)
> >
> > Big +1 from me.
> Agreed, though the the keyword should be on the LHS:
>   static spam, print, open = len, print, open

But then you lose important advantages of the expression variant --
especially that assignment is not a part of the syntax construct so it
not only more powerfull but also more explicit and clear for newcomers:
any assignment is at run-time and normal assignment rules apply to it.

A bit like in case of `yield EXPR`.


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