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

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Fri May 11 19:57:24 EDT 2018

On Sat, May 12, 2018 at 07:44:24AM +1000, Chris Angelico wrote:

> (I'm still fairly sure that "explicit" and "strongly typed" are both
> synonyms for "stuff I like", with their antonyms "implicit" and
> "weakly typed" both being synonyms for "stuff I don't like". Years of
> discussion have not disproven this theory yet.)

That's certainly how they are used the great majority of the time.

A bit like how "strawman argument" is mostly used to mean "dammit, you 
just spotted an unwelcome consequence and/or flaw in my position which I 
have no counter too".



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