[Python-ideas] Inline assignments using "given" clauses

Jacco van Dorp j.van.dorp at deonet.nl
Fri May 11 06:14:50 EDT 2018

2018-05-11 11:56 GMT+02:00 João Santos <jmcs at jsantos.eu>:
> Optimizing syntax for space makes sense for "mathematical" notation since
> it's commonly written by hand, but putting space above readability in a
> programming language design feels like a skewmorphism.

You are assuming "given" to improve readability, where I stated ":= is
perfectly clear ", at least in my opinion. Therefore, since clarity is
already achieved, the rest is clutter that reduces readability.

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