[Python-ideas] How assignment should work with generators?

Kirill Balunov kirillbalunov at gmail.com
Tue Nov 28 15:08:40 EST 2017

2017-11-28 22:50 GMT+03:00 Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org>:

> On Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 11:44 AM, Kirill Balunov <kirillbalunov at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Although I have never used Python 2, the idea to distinguish fixed-sized
>> and something lazy, even for Python 4, reminds me of the transition from
>> str-unicode to the present state of affairs, but with much higher impact.To
>> be honest, I do not like some aspects of how Python 2 issue has been
>> resolved (especially bytes part) but it is another topic.
> Since Python 4 came up, I'd like to make something clear. Python 4 is
> *not* going to be a release where we break compatibility with a whole bunch
> of things at once. Basically if you think you'll need to wait for Python 4
> to get your favorite change to the language, you can forget it. You need to
> come up with a plan to introduce the change without breaking existing code
> or at least a clear deprecation schedule.
> --
> --Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)

Oh no, I was misunderstood. I think that we have already come to
some consensus which syntax can be discussed. In any case, I did not want
to produce unnecessary noise, I apologize.

With kind regards, -gdg
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