[Python-ideas] Inline assignments using "given" clauses
rhodri at kynesim.co.uk
Thu May 10 10:23:38 EDT 2018
On 10/05/18 14:44, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> I'm sorry, but unless there's a sudden landslide of support for 'given' in
> favor of ':=', I'm really not going to consider it.
OK, this is my ha'p'th in favour of 'given', for what little it's worth.
The more I see of general assignment expressions, the less I like
them. All I really want is a less clumsy way to write
thing_to_do = get_something_to_do()
if thing_to_do == GET_OUT_OF_HERE:
# else do stuff
Rhodri James *-* Kynesim Ltd
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