syntax for preset locals without using dummy args with defaults

Beni Cherniavsky cben at techunix.technion.ac.il
Wed Jan 15 09:00:56 CET 2003


On 2003-01-14, Andrew McGregor wrote:

> How about:
>
> with:
>   z = some_expression
>   z1 = some_other_expression
>   # for consistency, should allow this too.
>   def quux(bar):
>       do_something()
> do:
>   def foo(x, y=default):
>       do_stuff()
>
Yes, this is probably optimal (or very close) if we want it at all.

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