[Python-ideas] revisit pep 377: good use case?

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Wed Feb 29 20:29:44 CET 2012

Craig Yoshioka wrote:
> I've tried classes, decorators, and passing the conditional using 'as', 
> as suggested by Michael,  so I disagree that with is not suitable here 
> since I have yet to find a better alternative.  If you want I can give 
> pretty concrete examples in the ways they aren't as good.

I would be interested in your concrete examples.

As far as conditionally skipping the with body, where would that code 
go?  In __enter__?  How would it know whether or not to skip?


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