[Python-ideas] Implied try blocks
masklinn at masklinn.net
Sun Mar 25 17:32:22 CEST 2012
On 2012-03-25, at 17:19 , Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> On Sun, 25 Mar 2012 10:15:05 -0400
> Calvin Spealman <ironfroggy at gmail.com>
>> What if we allowed this to be implied and except/else blocks bound to
>> the previous
>> statement? A try block would be an optional form, and mostly left for
>> multi-block try's
>> r = some_single_statement()
>> except TypeError:
>> print "oh no!"
>> raise OhNoException()
>> p = prepare(r)
>> print "I got", p
> Saving one line and four non-whitespace characters?
> -1 from me.
Just the characters, since the single statement could be put on the same line as the try:
try: r = some_single_statement()
print "oh no!"
p = prepare(r)
print "I got", p
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