[Python-ideas] Light-weight call-by-name syntax in Python

Stephan Houben stephanh42 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 18 05:59:22 EST 2017

2017-02-18 11:55 GMT+01:00 Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com>:

> This is also potentially a downside, though... the macro-call proposal
> not only handles the cases you're worrying about, but also handles a
> bunch of cases that are basically impossible to handle in Python right
> now. OTOH all the cases where your proposal is useful are ones that
> Python can already handle at the cost of adding 6 characters. That's

not a terribly compelling argument for violating TOOWTDI, IMO.
You know, you are probably right ;-)

It was, in any case, more of a strawman counter-proposal to
the "delayed: ..." syntax.


> -n
> --
> Nathaniel J. Smith -- https://vorpus.org
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