Ruby like syntactic sugar

Raymond Hettinger python at
Thu Mar 4 08:05:53 CET 2004

[F Jamitzky]
> > Was this intended as a language feature or is this style an
> > "unpythonic"

[Terry Reedy]
> It is intentional that Python give you the flexibility to do things the
> developers never imagined and that most users think a bit wierd or 'over
> the top'.  Playing with things like this is one way to learn, and probably
> more fun than some.

QOTW: Gets my vote for quote of the week.

Raymond Hettinger

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