[Python-ideas] PEP 572: about the operator precedence of :=

Tim Peters tim.peters at gmail.com
Fri May 11 02:13:05 EDT 2018

> ,,,
> OT about the name: despite Tim's relentless pushing of "binding expressions"
> in the end I think they should be called "assignment expressions" just like
> in C.

Ha!  I already gave up on "binding expressions".  For nearly a full
day, I've been rigidly calling them "binding operators" instead.
That's why everyone has warmed up to them so dramatically since

Oh.  They haven't?  Oh well - since verbal misdirection failed, I'll
go back to "assignment expressions'.  Chris always liked that better
anyway too.

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