[Python-ideas] Modern language design survey for "assign and compare" statements

Brendan Barnwell brenbarn at brenbarn.net
Fri May 18 23:44:29 EDT 2018

On 2018-05-18 17:54, Mike Miller wrote:
 > Background:
 > While the previous discussions about assignment-expressions (PEP 572)
 > (abbreviated AE below) have been raging one thing that was noticeable 
is that
 > folks have been looking back to C for a solution.
 > But how are newer languages solving the problem today?  Believe Ryan 
 > this up first on the list, but it had been in the back of my mind as 
 > Finally have compiled my research, corrections welcome.  In 
alphabetical order:

	Thanks, it is really great to see that comparison.  That definitely 
pushes me even more towards disliking the assignment-expression 
proposals and preferring a more specific change to the syntax of 
particular constructs (if, while, maybe comprehensions) --- or no change 
at all.

Brendan Barnwell
"Do not follow where the path may lead.  Go, instead, where there is no 
path, and leave a trail."
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