python-dev summary, July 16-31

François Pinard pinard at
Tue Aug 7 23:46:01 CEST 2001

[Just van Rossum]

> But there has always been a nice symmetry between "if x in y" and
> "for x in y",

About that one, it always saddened me a little bit that I may not write:

        if x in 1, 2, 3:

while I can write:

        for x in 1, 2, 3:

In the first, I write the parentheses so it gets accepted, but I would
prefer not using them.  It breaks some of the symmetry, in my opinion :-).

François Pinard

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