Extending Python Syntax with @

Steve Lamb grey at despair.dmiyu.org
Thu Mar 11 02:43:49 CET 2004

On 2004-03-10, David MacQuigg <dmq at gain.com> wrote:
> print @(separator = None) x, y, z
> @x,y:x*x+y*y    -- anonymous function
> @f(x,y)         -- generator function that can accept new arguments
>                    with each call
> @x @y @z        -- short for instance variables in a method definition

> Each of these examples is debatable, but my point is that there are

    No, they're not.  You want Perl, use Perl.  I used it for 5 freakin' years
and have had enough of "and this line noise means THIS but only after that
line noise!"  I finally gave up when I read that they were thinking about
making case significant declarations.  #$%#$ that.

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