python and macros (again) [Was: python3: 'where' keyword]
steve at holdenweb.com
Fri Jan 14 23:24:37 CET 2005
Paul Rubin wrote:
> "Fredrik Lundh" <fredrik at pythonware.com> writes:
>>>Huh? Expressions are not statements except when they're "expression
>>>statements"? What kind of expression is not an expression statement?
>>any expression that is used in a content that is not an expression statement,
> Come on, that is vacuous. The claim was "expressions are not
> statements". But it turns out that expressions ARE statements. The
> explanation is "well, that's because they're expression statements".
> And there is no obvious case of an expression that can't be used as a
> statement. So it's not inherently obvious that there needs to be any
> kind of statement that can't be used as an expression. It's just an
> artifact. Whether the artifact is a desirable one is a matter of
Excuse me, coould we get back to discussing how many angels can dance on
the head of a pin?
or-something-interesting-like-that-sly y'rs - steve
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