[Python-ideas] Is there a good reason to use * for multiplication?

Oleg Broytman phd at phdru.name
Mon Oct 15 21:23:29 CEST 2012

On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 03:12:15PM -0400, Mike Graham <mikegraham at gmail.com> wrote:
> IMO it's essential that we add source code escapes. Imagine the
> one-liners this will allow!
>     def f(xs):\n\ttry:\n\t\treturn x.pop()\n\texcept ValueError\n\t\treturn None

   SyntaxError: a semicolon required after 'except ValueError'.

     Oleg Broytman            http://phdru.name/            phd at phdru.name
           Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.

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