Python Feature Request: Add the "using" keyword which works like "with" in Visual Basic

BJörn Lindqvist bjourne at
Sat Apr 14 19:46:10 CEST 2007

On 14 Apr 2007 07:24:32 -0700, jamadagni <samjnaa at> wrote:
> > You already can emulate the using statement like this:
> You can emulate only assignments like this. How would you emulate
> function calls, like the ones in my example?

You can't, of course. But using the with statement:

using self.q:


with self.quit as q:


mvh Björn

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